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Guide to Natural Healing How to Prevent and Cure Diseases www.guidetonaturalhealing.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents.............................................................................................................1 Welcome..........................................................................................................................3 What Is Natural Healing?................................................................................................3 How I Discovered Natural Healing.................................................................................3 The Wholistic Healing Program......................................................................................3 Cleansing and Nourishing................................................................................................3 Candida Cleansing.......................................................................................................3 Parasite Cleansing........................................................................................................3 Bowel Cleansing..........................................................................................................3 Liver and Gall Bladder Cleansing...............................................................................3 Kidney Cleansing.........................................................................................................3 Blood and Lymph Cleansing.......................................................................................3 Healing with Food.......................................................................................................3 Healing with Water......................................................................................................3 Healing with Air..........................................................................................................3 Healing with Light.......................................................................................................3 Healing with Body Movement.....................................................................................3 Healing the Whole Person...............................................................................................3 Know that All Diseases Are Curable...........................................................................3 Connect with Your Spirit.............................................................................................3 Replace Negative Emotions with Positive Emotions..................................................3 Commune with Nature.................................................................................................3 Tell Jokes and Laugh...................................................................................................3 Minimize Your Needs..................................................................................................3 Grow Things................................................................................................................3 Practice Integrity..........................................................................................................3 Wear an Inner Smile....................................................................................................3 Do Some Co-Counseling and 12 Step Meetings.........................................................3 Explore Your Intelligence............................................................................................3 Break Your Bad Habits................................................................................................3 Learn to Let Go............................................................................................................3 Love Yourself..............................................................................................................3 The Top Ten Killer Diseases in the USA........................................................................3 Heart Disease...............................................................................................................3 Cancer..........................................................................................................................3 Respiratory Diseases, Flu, and Pneumonia..................................................................3 Diabetes.......................................................................................................................3 Alzheimers and Other Brain Diseases........................................................................3

Kidney Failure.............................................................................................................3 Blood Poisoning (Septicemia).....................................................................................3 Chronic Liver Disease.................................................................................................3 Parkinsons..................................................................................................................3 HIV..............................................................................................................................3 Male Diseases..................................................................................................................3 Prostate........................................................................................................................3 Impotency....................................................................................................................3 Female Diseases...............................................................................................................3 Menstruation................................................................................................................3 Menopause...................................................................................................................3 Other Diseases and Conditions........................................................................................3 Acne.............................................................................................................................3 Adrenal Fatigue and Addisons Disease......................................................................3 Allergies.......................................................................................................................3 Anemia.........................................................................................................................3 Arthritis, Rheumatism, and Gout.................................................................................3 Athletes Foot..............................................................................................................3 Bleeding.......................................................................................................................3 Bone and Tooth Decay................................................................................................3 Burns............................................................................................................................3 Depression...................................................................................................................3 Diarrhea and Indigestion..............................................................................................3 Eczema.........................................................................................................................3 Ear Infections...............................................................................................................3 Epilepsy.......................................................................................................................3 Eyes..............................................................................................................................3 Fatigue.........................................................................................................................3 Fever Diseases.............................................................................................................3 Fibromyalgia................................................................................................................3 Gangrene......................................................................................................................3 Headaches....................................................................................................................3 Hearing........................................................................................................................3 Hernia..........................................................................................................................3 Herpes (Shingles).........................................................................................................3 Impetigo.......................................................................................................................3 Infection.......................................................................................................................3 Insomnia......................................................................................................................3 Lazy Eye......................................................................................................................3 Leprosy........................................................................................................................3 Malaria.........................................................................................................................3 Neuromuscular Diseases Including Multiple Sclerosis and Muscular Dystrophy......3 Overweight..................................................................................................................3 Polio.............................................................................................................................3 Pregnancy....................................................................................................................3 Pyorrhea.......................................................................................................................3

Swollen Feet................................................................................................................3 Thrush..........................................................................................................................3 Thyroid........................................................................................................................3 Tumors, Cysts, and Polyps..........................................................................................3 Typhoid........................................................................................................................3 Ulcers...........................................................................................................................3 Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids................................................................................3 Wounds, Cuts, Broken Bones, and Surgery................................................................3 Things to Avoid...............................................................................................................3 Doctors and Hospitals..................................................................................................3 Foods to Avoid............................................................................................................3 Tobacco........................................................................................................................3 Drugs............................................................................................................................3 Cell Phones..................................................................................................................3 Microwave Ovens........................................................................................................3 Aluminum Pans...........................................................................................................3 X Rays.........................................................................................................................3 Vaccinations................................................................................................................3 Fluoride........................................................................................................................3 Unnecessary Surgery...................................................................................................3 Foods and Super Foods....................................................................................................3 Oils...................................................................................................................................3 Olive Oil......................................................................................................................3 Castor Oil.....................................................................................................................3 Flax Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, and Cod Liver Oil............................................................3 Three Oil Massage.......................................................................................................3 Coconut Oil..................................................................................................................3 Almond Oil..................................................................................................................3 Mustard Oil..................................................................................................................3 Tea Tree Oil.................................................................................................................3 Peppermint Oil.............................................................................................................3 Eucalyptus Oil.............................................................................................................3 Neem Oil......................................................................................................................3 Lemongrass Oil............................................................................................................3 Juices................................................................................................................................3 Apple Juice..................................................................................................................3 Asparagus Juice...........................................................................................................3 Beet Juice.....................................................................................................................3 Brussels Sprouts and String Bean Juice.......................................................................3 Cabbage Juice..............................................................................................................3 Carrot Juice..................................................................................................................3 Chlorophyll Rich Juices...............................................................................................3 Citric Juices.................................................................................................................3 Cucumber Juice...........................................................................................................3 Dandelion Juice...........................................................................................................3 Endive Juice.................................................................................................................3

Fennel..........................................................................................................................3 Grape and Berry Juice.................................................................................................3 Lettuce Juice................................................................................................................3 Parsley Juice................................................................................................................3 Parsnip Juice................................................................................................................3 Potato Juice..................................................................................................................3 Prune Juice...................................................................................................................3 Spinach Juice...............................................................................................................3 Sweet Peppers Juice.....................................................................................................3 Turnip Juice.................................................................................................................3 Watercress Juice..........................................................................................................3 Medicinal Herbs...............................................................................................................3 Bayberry......................................................................................................................3 Barberry and Oregon Grape.........................................................................................3 Black Cohosh and B & B Tincture..............................................................................3 Black Walnut...............................................................................................................3 Bugleweed...................................................................................................................3 Burdock........................................................................................................................3 Catnip...........................................................................................................................3 Cayenne.......................................................................................................................3 Cedar Berries...............................................................................................................3 Celery Seed..................................................................................................................3 Chamomile...................................................................................................................3 Chaparral......................................................................................................................3 Cinnamon.....................................................................................................................3 Comfrey and Marigold................................................................................................3 Comfrey and the Bone, Flesh and Cartilage (BF&C) Combination............................3 Dandelion.....................................................................................................................3 Echinacea.....................................................................................................................3 Elder Flowers...............................................................................................................3 Elecampane..................................................................................................................3 Fennel..........................................................................................................................3 Flax Seeds....................................................................................................................3 Garlic...........................................................................................................................3 Ginger..........................................................................................................................3 Golden Seal..................................................................................................................3 Hawthrorne..................................................................................................................3 Horse Chestnut.............................................................................................................3 Horseradish and Apple Juice Glycerin Tincture..........................................................3 Hydrangea....................................................................................................................3 Irish Moss....................................................................................................................3 Juniper..........................................................................................................................3 Lobelia.........................................................................................................................3 Marshmallow Root Powder and Slippery Elm Bark Powder......................................3 Mullen..........................................................................................................................3 Neem............................................................................................................................3

Nettle............................................................................................................................3 Oat Straw and Horsetail...............................................................................................3 Peppermint...................................................................................................................3 Red Raspberry.............................................................................................................3 Sage..............................................................................................................................3 St. Johns Wort............................................................................................................3 Thyme..........................................................................................................................3 Turmeric......................................................................................................................3 Yarrow.........................................................................................................................3 Vegetable Glycerin..........................................................................................................3 How to Make Herbal Preparations..................................................................................3 Herbal Juices................................................................................................................3 Herbal Teas..................................................................................................................3 Herbal Tinctures..........................................................................................................3 Herbal Syrups..............................................................................................................3 Herbal Infused Oils......................................................................................................3 Herbal Creams.............................................................................................................3 Herbal Poultices...........................................................................................................3 The Historical Roots of Natural Healing.........................................................................3 Four Healing Programs of 20th Century USA..................................................................3 Dr. Christophers Curing the Incurables Program...................................................3 Richard Schultzs Incurables Program........................................................................3 Norman Walkers Juice Therapy.................................................................................3 The Ann Wigmores Live Foods Program..................................................................3 Sources of Supplies, Books, Training, and Services.......................................................3 Bibliography....................................................................................................................3 Printing Instructions: To print this Guide to Natural Healing press ctrl a, right click, copy, paste into word, and print.

Welcome
Welcome to this Guide to Natural Healing. I was very lucky to discover natural healing in the mid 1990s when I had heart disease. I was totally ignorant about curing diseases. But I had to find a cure or die. I cured myself of the heart disease, gall stones, constipation, muscle weakness and cramps, tooth decay, arthritis, chronic fatigue, depression, ringing in the ears, sinus and respiratory disease, and debility in general. I regained my ability to do vigorous exercise, to run, and hike long distances without fatigue. While I was curing myself, I was studying natural healing. In 2001 I completed a Masters in Herbology from the School of Natural Healing in Springville, Utah. I continued studying and researching while traveling around the United States, South Africa, Australia, India, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Bangladesh, and Thailand. I looked into the historical roots of natural healing and into the various Healing Arts which comprise natural healing. I read and thought about the emotional and spiritual aspects of healing and how they relate to the physical aspects of healing. I was searching for cures that really work. Although it was time consuming to do so, I decided check and verify everything myself. For each disease I either applied the cure to myself and/or I verified actual cases of cures. This Guide to Natural Healing includes the following: o o o o o o o An explanation of what natural healing is A Wholistic Program for preventing and curing diseases Specific treatments for over 56 diseases and conditions Information on Foods, Oils, Juices, and Medicinal Herbs How to Make Herbal Preparations Historical Information on Natural Healing Programs Sources of Supplies, Books, Training, and Services

I am not a doctor and I can not diagnose, prescribe, or cure. I can only try to share information about what has worked in the past. I hope this will help you in your quest for health and happiness. Please send me your comments and questions at deanalter@yahoo.com. Dean Alter

What Is Natural Healing?


Natural healing is healing using only wholesome things that support life. Natural healing doesnt use drugs, X-rays, or unnecessary surgery. These unnatural things do not really heal at best they treat the symptoms but they do not remove the causes of disease. Natural healing addresses the causes wholistically without any side effects such as occur from drugs, X-rays, and unnecessary surgery. There are no incurable diseases. All diseases have been cured using natural healing. Natural healing is the only true healing there is. Unnatural healing is no healing at all and in fact causes much harm and even death. Natural healing aims at healing the whole person, body, mind, and spirit. Within natural healing are all of the healing arts including herbology, chiropractic, massage, physical therapy, hydrotherapy, counseling, reflexology, iridology, sun therapy, cognitive development, and organic gardening and farming. Natural healing is a way of living in harmony with nature while taking personal responsibility for achieving health and vitality. Prevention and cure of diseases follows naturally as a result of being healthy. A strict definition of natural would be: as found in nature and not altered very much by humans. However, some natural healing practitioners sometimes use preparations such as alcohol tinctures which are not really natural because they are not found in nature. These unnatural things have to be used sparingly if at all and are best avoided when better alternatives are available. For example, glycerin and apple cider tinctures and fresh raw juices and sprouts should be used instead of alcohol tinctures when possible. The techniques of natural healing were discovered thousands of years ago by observation of nature. Today natural healing is still guided studying how things work in nature. The two basic actions of natural healing are cleansing and nourishing. By cleansing and nourishing we can be healthy and prevent and cure diseases. In this Guide a wholistic healing program is described. This program includes six types of cleansing which are discussed first: Candida Cleansing, Parasite Cleansing, Liver and Gall Bladder Cleansing, Kidney Cleansing, and Blood and Lymph Cleansing. Then the processes of healing with food, water, air, light, and body movement are described. Finally, 14 ways to heal the whole person mentally and spiritually as well as physically are described. This program is for everyone whether sick or very healthy. I know it sounds like a lot, but every part of it is simple, easy, and harmless. I recommend to just start with some part of it and keep adding parts until you have the wholistic program that works for you.

The potential benefits of natural healing go beyond individual health. Healthy people are needed for healthy societies, healthy nations, and a healthy world. Peace and harmony cant be legislated or achieved by force of arms. Violence only leads to more violence. But the philosophy of natural healing promotes compassion and non-violent living in harmony with the laws of nature. The place to start is with your own health. By cleansing yourself and strengthening your life forces, you can gain the strength and understanding to help others as well. Every act of kindness and compassion instantly rewards the giver with a warm feeling and improved health which is reason enough to be kind and compassionate.

How I Discovered Natural Healing


I used to be as ignorant as most people are and skeptical that herbs or lifestyle could cure any major disease. At age 45, I knew nothing about herbs or natural healing. I was just hoping it wouldnt happen to me. But in 1995 I began having serious health problems including heart disease. Luckily for me, I discovered natural healing before it was too late. My father, both of my grandfathers, and two of my uncles died from heart disease. Despite a life-long devotion to healthy foods, daily jogging, and outdoor exercises, I was also diagnosed with heart disease. A sonogram of the heart revealed leaky heart valves due to plaque build up. Another sonogram of the neck arteries showed 85% blockage in the arteries leading to the brain. I was having violent irregular heart beat, high blood pressure, fatigue, and depression. With my family medical history, the medical specialists told me my heart disease was hereditary and incurable and I could have a heart attack or a stroke at any time. I had palpitations, fibrillations, irregular heart beat, and high blood pressure. The specialists wanted to give me more tests and monitoring and medications to control the symptoms. They wanted to take my money but they said that there was no cure, the condition would not improve, and would probably get worse. One specialist told me that it was a toss up whether I would have a heart attack first or a stroke first, because I was a good candidate for both. I was first convinced that natural healing can really cure diseases when I cured myself of gall stones without surgery. I developed sharp pains in the middle of my back. I thought these pains might be in the kidneys, the stomach, or the gall bladder. The doctors I talked to said that the procedure to determine if I had gall stones would cost several hundred dollars and if gall stones were found then they would recommend surgery to remove the gall bladder. I wasnt eager to have a gall bladder operation because I saw what this operation did to my mother and my wife. A nutritionist at a chelation clinic where I was going for treatments handed me a printout of Sam Bisers which describing the gall bladder flush recommended by Dr. John Christopher. It was to drink apple juice for three days (no food only fresh squeezed apple

juice a gallon or more per day) followed by 8 oz of olive oil. I repeated this treatment 11 times getting more relief each time. The third time was when the toilet filled up with dozens of gall stones green balls of cholesterol about the size of raisins floating on the surface. The pain was all gone and without surgery! I was convinced that Natural healing was for real and I launched into the Incurables Program to clear up my heart condition. But today my heart disease is entirely gone. The plaque was dissolved by the juices and herbal teas which I drank daily. I followed the Incurables Program of Dr. Christopher, using juice combinations recommend by Norman Walker. I drank two quarts of juice and two quarts of herbal teas every day. The juices were about 50% carrot with cucumber, beet, parsley, radish, tomato, potato, green bean, spinach, ginger, and other vegetables added. Separately, I drank prune juice and lemon juice usually in the morning to start the day off. The teas were blood cleansing teas such as chaparral, bugleweed, and yarrow. Almost every day I took a quart of such a tea hot while in a hot bath soaking and sweating for one hour. I had salads once or twice a day to supplement the liquids. These salads were vegetables and fruits and almonds and walnuts. I had no animal products of any kind: no meat, no diary, no eggs, no fish, nothing from any type of animal. I made tahini from sesame seeds and garlic blended with lemon or apple cider vinegar. I made spicy sauces using cayenne, fresh peppermint, garlic, and olive oil and apple cider vinegar. I took daily sunbaths. I did deep breathing. I continued my regular jogging, walking, push ups, and sit ups. I watched the clouds in the day and the stars at night. I took Dr. Christophers Hawthorne Berry syrup for the heart. When a sore throat or cough came, I did tons of garlic. When the cough would not go away, I drank a quart of lobelia tea and threw up for three hours after which the cough did not come back. I had to work at the office every week day, so I took two thermoses with me one quart of juice and one quart of tea and consumed them while working. Back at home I devoted my time to the therapy. I took Dr. Christophers bowel formula which worked sometimes. When it didnt work, I took a stronger formula and did enemas. I made sure the bowel was clean daily. I took one or two teaspoons of powdered cedar berries daily for several months for the pancreas and this resolved my blood sugar problem. I took wheat germ oil for vitamin E, a very important nutrient for the heart. All of this might sound like a bit much, but that is the point about curing the so called incurable diseases. You have to really work at it. It is a full time job. Most people have to quit their day job. I didnt do that. But I did put in about 10 hours per day working on the problem.

The Wholistic Healing Program


By cleansing and nourishing we can prevent and cure diseases -- even the most serious diseases such as heart disease, cancer, tuberculosis, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, kidney failure, tumors, brain disease, osteoporosis, and diabetes.

To cure diseases, we need a Wholistic Healing Program with the essentials for health not just a few key herbs or just a magic type of massage or some other silver bullet. This program is a philosophy of life and an action program. All living things need cleansing and nourishing for health. If they get proper cleansing and nourishing, they can be healthy. It is that simple. So, in natural healing all we do is cleanse and nourish and the Wholistic Healing Program is designed accordingly. Cleansing: Anyone with a serious chronic disease probably has a digestive system that is in sad shape, a liver and kidneys that are congested and non-functional, Candida overgrowth, and other parasites. In fact, in a seriously sick person it is pretty safe to assume that all of the internal organs are swollen and the blood and lymph systems are clogged. To deal with this mess, 6 types of cleansing are needed: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) Candida Cleansing Parasite Cleansing Bowel Cleansing Liver and Gall Bladder Cleansing Kidney Cleansing Blood and Lymph Cleansing

Cleansing and Nourishing are needed for the body, the mind, and the spirit. We must heal the whole person. This is done in the following six areas: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) Healing with Food Healing with Water Healing with Air Healing with Light Healing with Body Movement 14 Exercises for Healing the Whole Person

Nobody can get well or stay healthy by accident. It requires both understanding and hard work. It requires giving up bad habits. For the seriously ill it is an 18 hour per day program. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. An enlightened person will be vigilant to build vibrant health and to prevent disease not waiting for disease to strike before implementing a program of healthful practices. Very few people are motivated to follow a natural healing program until some serious disease is upon them. But it would be far better if they had adopted good habits during childhood thus avoiding such diseases entirely. We need teaching programs in homes and schools for young people to help them to start healthy living at an early age. Health Assessment

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We use noninvasive means -- no x-rays, no blood tests, no injections through the skin, and no surgery. We look for external signs of internal strength or weakness. Much can be learned by observation and reflection on the condition of the body parts and mental and physical performance. Specific techniques of non-invasive health assessment include iridology, themagram, tongue reading, pulse reading, sonogram, hair analysis, saliva analysis, physical exam, blood pressure and stress test, muscle testing, urine analysis, interview, and physical exam to determine health status. Chiropractors, reflexologists, herbalists, and massage therapists are often able to tell many things while working on their clients. Practitioners skilled in non-invasive assessment techniques should be consulted when you dont know what is causing your diseases, or what diseases you have, or what to do about them. Health assessment is helpful and is certainly recommended when a health condition defies all remedies and remains mysterious. However, health assessment should not be overdone and may not be necessary in all cases. In many cases the cure may be cheaper and less work than the assessment and in such cases it is better to take the cure. We use only cures which can do no harm and can only do good so there is no reason not to do the cure. For example, if gall stones or kidney stones are suspected, a sonogram to determine if they are present can be avoided by just doing the appropriate cleanses. Similarly, rather than take expensive tests for parasites, just take the standard parasite cleanses. In such cases taking the cure is actually a type of assessment, because if the symptoms clear it confirms that the condition did exist but is now gone.

Cleansing and Nourishing


If your car was covered with mud and dust and you had no idea how to clean it, we would recommend that you use water and soap. If you were cautious and wanted to be careful not to overdo it you might use one cup of water and one spoon of soap. The result would of course be to just make matters worse and not better. You need to use enough water and soap and the car will surely come clean. If you are not ready to use enough, you may as well not do anything. The same is true with your body, you must do enough cleansing and it surely will come clean.

Candida Cleansing
In the intestines, there is a yeast called Candida Albicans which is needed for digestion of sugar and alcohol. When the beneficial intestinal bacteria are in proper balance the Candida remains in yeast form and does not cause a problem. But if the intestinal bacteria gets wiped out by antibiotics or other chemicals or a high sugar and starch diet, the Candida can mutate into a fungal or mycelial form, penetrate through the intestinal wall, enter the blood stream and spread throughout the body causing a condition called candidiasis or Candida overgrowth. Typically, the immune system is unable to remove this overgrowth and it continues to grow over the years and continues to spread to new parts of the body. The billions of fungus cells release numerous toxins which overload the lymphatic system causing tissue swelling and causing or contributing to nearly all or all of the known diseases and health problems.

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In his book entitled Life Force, Dr. Jeff McCombs lists numerous categories of disease which are reported by his patients. Digestive problems are the most common and include constipation, diarrhea, the so-called leaky gut syndrome, symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome and colitis. Hormonal, reproductive, respiratory, urinary, circulatory, nervous, muscular, skeletal, and psychological problems are also common and all of these problems are often caused at least in part by the Candida and often do reduce or even disappear once the Candida has been cleansed. Actually, the situation is a little more complex than described above because there are hundreds different types of fungi, molds, worms, flukes, viruses, and other parasites which may be present and contributing to the problems. Therefore, in reality it is necessary to cleanse the body of all of these parasites and to henceforth keep the immune system armed against them. Luckily, the Candida Force supplement used in the Life Force Plan is very broad spectrum and is effective in killing many types of fungus and mold. For other parasites see Parasite Cleansing below. There are tests for Candida, but they are unreliable and cost more than a Candida Cleanse. Therefore, it is recommended to do a Candida Cleanse early in the Wholistic Program. First thing is to call (or go on line) and order 4 bottles of Candida Force from the Life Force Plan (see description below). While taking the pills for two months, eliminate sugar, mushrooms, vinegar, alcohol, yeast, dried fruits, and breads from the diet. The idea of these restrictions is not to give the fungus anything it can multiply rapidly on. Fruits, fruit juices, vegetables, vegetable juices, sprouted grains, nuts, seeds, meat, fish, poultry, herbal teas, tea, and coffee are all allowed according to my experience. The Life Force Plan of Dr. Jeffrey McCombs does not allow seeds, grains (except brown rice only), sprouts, nuts, or fruit juices, but I think these restrictions are not necessary. I have seen the plan work well even with taking these things. The Candida Cleanse was successful for me and for several of my friends. I followed the plan strictly as written. But one Thai lady age 35 ate tons of noodles and drank lots of orange juice all of which are not supposed to be allowed on the plan. Still, she went from a 32 inch waist to a 27 inch waist in two months while eating plenty. She felt energetic, she slept better, and her periods were less painful after completing the Candida cleanse. To order the Candida Force and read about the Candida Cleanse of Dr. Jeff McCombs, go to www.lifeforceplan.com. The label on the bottle says Candida Force is an essential part of the LifeForce Plan. It is composed of undecylenic acid (10-undecenoic acid), which has been shown to be six times more effective than caprylic acid. Candida Force is used as an aid in eradicating candida in the body, and allowing the body to come back into balance. There may be good alternatives to Candida Force. One possibility which I am investigating is neem tea which is known to be antifungal. If you want to try it, I recommend taking two or three cups of strong neem tea for two months and see if this

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results in any improvement. Please let me know if you have any insights into this question.

Parasite Cleansing
Besides fungus, there are many other parasites which invade the body. They include many types of worms, including tapeworms, round worms, hook worms, and pinworms. Other parasites include also guardia and flukes. There are tests for parasites but they cost money, take time, and are often wrong. The herbal cure for these types of parasites uses herbs that are nutritional and harmful in no way when taken in the recommended dosage. The cost also is very reasonable. Therefore, it is recommended to just do the cures and forget about testing. Get a pound of black walnut hulls powder or black walnut leaves and take either of these until the pound is used up. The powder can be mixed with water and drunk or put on salads or cereals. Take a tablespoon per day. If you are using the leaves drink three cups per day. Black Walnut is a very broad spectrum anti parasitic and anti fungal herb. It is also nutritional and very safe. It will kill most parasites, but apparently not hookworms. For hookworms, drink two cups or more per day of thyme tea for two or three weeks. Be sure the bowels are moving during this time to eliminate the dead hookworms. Additional anti-parasitical herbs include wormwood, cloves, and neem.

Bowel Cleansing
A good healthful diet of organic fresh foods will be the first step to avoid constipation and insure a clean and healthy bowel. Certain ordinary foods have mild laxative effects and these should be tried before laxative herbs. These include all fruits and mucilaginous vegetables such as okra. Prune juice and blackstrap molasses are excellent laxative foods. Laxative herbs to use first include the mild ones including licorice, cascara, and turkey rhubarb. These need to be combined with anti spasmodic and anti gas herbs such as peppermint, catnip, fennel, ginger, and wild yam. Herbs to cleanse the liver and promote production of bile (which has laxative effect) are often included and good examples include barberry, Oregon grape, and turmeric. Stimulant herbs can also be included such as cayenne and garlic. Dr. Christophers Bowel Formula is an excellent example of a mild laxative combination which works for perhaps about 50 percent of the population.

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When stronger laxative herbs are needed, cape aloe is a good reliable one to use. If even stronger is needed, senna can be used. Again these need to be combined with the anti spasmodic and anti gas herbs to avoid discomfort. For an atonic bowel with really stubborn constipation, use mandrake root and/or culvers root. Be especially careful to take only a very small (not more than an eighth of a teaspoon) amount of mandrake root well diluted in a cup of water. Mandrake will cause violent griping and can be fatal if taken in large doses. Culvers root is also very strong but not as violent in overdose as is Mandrake root. Both of these herbs take about 15 hours to act and both are very sure. Their effects can be long lasting for up to two days. They are very beneficial when taken in proper dosage. They clear any obstruction in the bowels and also cleanse the liver and the blood. In many people the beneficial flora in the bowel get killed and putrefactive flora take over. This results in gas, foul smell, and constipation alternating with diarrhea. In a case like this, which is common, the above types of remedies will not be sufficient to remove the bad flora and replace it with good flora. Mucilaginous herbs are needed to sop up the putrefaction and probiotics are needed to establish the correct bowel flora population. Flaxseeds (linseeds) blended with water, garlic, apple cider vinegar, and spices to taste can be taken in large quantities throughout the day for several days or a week or two until the putrefaction and gas are gone. Other mucilaginous herbs include slippery elm and marshmallow and these can be used instead of or along with the soaked and blended flaxseeds. The slippery elm is very healing for the bowel and nutritional in a debilitated state. Slippery elm powder is difficult to mix with water because it tends to lump up. It needs to be mixed with something while still dry before adding water. A good thing to mix it with is psyllium flakes or powder. Psyllium is also good for soaking up impurities in the bowel and it will keep the slippery elm from clumping if it is well mixed with the slippery elm before water is added. Marshmallow root can be purchased in powder or in cut form. In powder it can be added to soups and cereals as a thickener. In the cut form, marshmallow can be infused in hot water and strained to make a tea. Either way marshmallow soaks up impurities throughout the blood and lymph systems and drains away excess fluid everywhere. Another remedy recommended by David Christopher is 70% slippery elm and 30% licorice powder 5 or more tablespoons in water per day. David reports many successes with this combination. In some people licorice aggravates high blood pressure and if this happens, David recommends just using the slippery elm. Richard Schultz has an excellent formula as follows: flax seed, apple fruit pectin, Bentonite Clay, Slippery Elm, Activated Charcoal, Psyllium, and fennel. His recommended dosage is 5 heaping teaspoons per day mixed with water or juice. This formula is for people with a history of drug use or toxic exposure or serious contamination of the bowels and bowel atrophy. While Bentonite Clay and Activated

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Charcoal are not strictly speaking herbs, they are harmless and very effective at absorbing impurities. You can get them from Pacific Botanicals. To restore the intestinal bacteria, one can either take probiotics or consume foods high in the beneficial intestinal flora. Probiotic capsules and drinks are sold commercially. The Ann Wigmore Program includes rejuvilac, seed yogurt, and sourkraut which are rich sources of beneficial bacteria. Samuel Thomson wrote that bayberry is the best herb for all disorders of the bowel. He says that it is good for removing thrush from the throat, stomach, and bowels. When you chew some, it leaves the mouth clean and moist. Bayberry is the best for cancer, highly stimulating and very pungent, prickling the glands and causing the saliva and other juices to flow freely. You can take with water, in capsules, and as a rectal insertion. Most people just consider as a remedy for diarrhea, but it is much more than that. In addition to the above diet and herbal therapies for the bowel described above, there is bowel hydro therapy in the form of enemas and colonics. For an enema, about a quart or more of pure water or herbal tea is injected into the colon and then ejected into the toilet thus cleansing the colon. Coffee enemas are not recommended because the caffeine unbalances the nervous system and the hydrolyzed tannins absorb the available iron causing cramping and constipation in the long run. The best herb to use in an enema is catnip which is anti gas and anti spasmodic. While catnip is the best, any mint will have similar effects. Other herbs used to rebuild the bowel include bayberry, comfrey, and black walnut. Heavy coffee or black tea consumption can deplete the iron in the bowel and cause constipation. Coffee and black tea use should be very little or none. To get iron back in the digestive system, use yellow dock, black strap molasses, red raspberry leaves, nettle, beets, and other foods high in iron.

Liver and Gall Bladder Cleansing


Bitter foods and bitter herbs (e.g. wormwood, mandrake, barberry, etc.) in general stimulate bile flow and are cleansing to the liver. For liver cleansing, include at least one quart of carrot juice or (for stronger effect) of the combination two parts carrot, one part beet, and one part cucumber juice in the daily diet. Take two capsules three times per day of Dr. Christophers liver combination or an equivalent amount of milk thistle or of turmeric. These things are for liver cleansing for a person with a liver that needs a little cleaning, but is not in serious condition. For serious liver problems, see the section on Chronic Liver Disease. The classic gall bladder cleanse passed down over the centuries is olive oil. The gall bladder is responsible for expelling fat and oil from the liver into the intestines. When the gall bladder gets full of olive oil, it squeezes out its contents into the intestines. If any gall stones or other garbage is stuck in the gall bladder, it can be cleaned out by drinking an 8 oz cup of olive oil. This goes into the gall bladder which then squeezes. There is no

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pain, but there is often diarrhea after taking the olive oil. This is good, just stay around the bathroom. Before drinking the olive oil, it is recommended to go on a three day apple juice diet drinking a gallon of fresh squeezed apple juice every day to dissolve any calcium or other solidified mineral deposits on the gall stones. An alternative to the olive oil is turmeric: mix a heaping table spoon of turmeric powder in a glass of water and drink it down. Turmerics action is centered on the liver and gall bladder both and it causes both to expel waste materials.

Kidney Cleansing
For kidney cleansing, the very first thing is to drink only clean water. The dead minerals in hard water clog up the kidneys. Stop adding to the problem and start flushing out with clean water. Second, be sure to stay off of bread, noodles, processed cereals, refined sugar, and any cooked foods with high starch content (e.g. no cooked potatoes, etc.). The reason is that the sugars and starches in these foods clog up the tiny passageways in the kidneys. Third, start consuming more juices which dissolve stones and deposits in the kidneys. These include juice of the whole watermelon including skin and seeds, cucumber and parsley juice, cranberry juice, citrus juice, blueberry juice, and grape juice. Drink at least one quart per day of these types of juices while doing a kidney cleanse. Fourth, take two capsules three times per day of kidney cleansing herbs such as Dr. Christophers kidney combination. For a serious kidney condition, see the section on Kidney Failure.

Blood and Lymph Cleansing


The blood and lymph systems are the rivers of life, carrying the nutrients to the body parts and carrying away the waste materials. For blood and lymph cleansing, the Incurables Diet or the Maintenance Diet will provide a very solid foundation. If more help is needed, there are specific herbs to be used. For blood cleansing, drink three cups or more per day of Dr. Christophers Red Clover Combination, or Mormon Tea, or Chaparral, or Burdock, or any good alterative herb tea. Or take two capsules three times per day of these type herbs. For lymph cleansing, the combination of three parts Mullen and one part lobelia has proven most effective. This is the specific combination for all glands of the body including the lymph glands and the entire lymph system. Alternatively, burdock tea is

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also excellent for flushing out the lymph system and removing excess fluid and swelling. Drink three cups or more per day. For a severe case requiring intense blood and/or lymph cleansing, do more of the above and follow the appropriate suggestions in the sections on Heart Disease, Cancer, Septicemia (Blood Poisoning), and Swollen Feet.

Healing with Food


The nourishing, natural diet includes fruits, fruit juices, vegetables, vegetable juices, grains, legumes, beans, nuts, and seeds fresh and raw or low-heated below 130 F. All of these foods should be organic and free of chemicals, hormones, and pesticides. Food grown on organic soil has much more nutrients and is well worth paying more for. The only animal food recommend is fresh raw milk. The Incurables Diet for Serious Conditions: In a case of a serious disease (which the medical profession usually considers to be incurable) such as cancer, heart disease, pneumonia, etc., or in a case of extreme obesity, or for any stubborn debilitating condition such as arthritis or gout, it is recommended to consume only juices and herbal teas and super foods with no or very little solid food. Drink at least one gallon of fresh squeezed juices and herbal teas per day. Drink throughout the day, one glass of juice or medicinal herb tea every hour or every half hour. Make the juices and teas several times during the day so they are fresh when you make them. Stay on 100% raw diet and strictly vegan. Fresh raw milk is excellent if you can get it, but otherwise no dairy or animal foods of any kind. The Maintenance Diet: If your health is pretty good and you do not have any serious disease or debilitating condition, then you can consume more solid food and some cooked food on a Maintenance Diet which was called The Mucusless Diet by Dr. Christopher because it is a diet which does not create excess mucus. As a general recommendation, it is recommended to go about 50% solid food and 50% juices and to keep the cooked food under 25% of the total. Cooked foods such as brown rice or lightly steamed vegetables or soups can add variety to the mostly raw dietbut fried food is not recommended. Also, avoid cooking spinach, Swiss chard, beet greens, turnip and mustard greens, kale and collards, and broad-leafed French sorrel which are all high in oxalic acid a valuable nutrient that promotes the peristaltic motion of the intestines. However, if the oxalic acid is cooked it combines with calcium and can result in such a serious deficiency of calcium that it has been known to cause decomposition of the bones. Therefore, spinach and all these other vegetables should never be cooked. Foods should be well chewed to mix the saliva with them before swallowing. Juices should be swished in the mouth and held until they also are well mixed with saliva before swallowing. This is very important for the digestive process.

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Food and juices should not be taken when one is very upset or under stress because indigestion is likely to occur making matters worse. Drink water and nerve teas in such a case. Seek a quiet and pleasant atmosphere for eating, in the fresh air and with a good view if possible. Any grain, bean, or lintel which can be sprouted should be sprouted or low heated below 130 degrees F. The soak water should be thrown away to get rid of the natural plant pesticides. Just soaking overnight will be sufficient to start the germination process and transform the grain from a dormant seed with enzyme inhibitors into a vibrant live food with active enzymes. Young sprouts are the more grain-like and have high levels of food energy. Mature sprouts are the more vegetable-like and have higher levels of water and chlorophyll. It is good to eat both young sprouts (one or two days old) and older sprouts (4 or 5 days old) to get this variety from them. Grains, lintels, and seeds should be sprouted not cooked. When sprouted they have somewhere between ten times and a hundred times more vitamins, enzymes, and other nutrients there is a vast literature of research and case studies which abundantly proves this. Sprouts can be consumed after only one day or up to 5 or 6 days old. In their early stages sprouts are more grain-like, higher in calories, and more hunger satisfying. Older sprouts have more vitamins, enzymes, and green chlorophyll. Lintels must have the skin on to be capable of sprouting. All grains, lintels, and seeds are soaked over night and rinsed to get rid of the natural plant pesticides and toxins they contain. The soaking also starts the germination process and thus converts the enzyme inhibitors into active enzymes. Some of the things which are mucus forming and are not allowed are the following: breads, noodles, cakes, cookies, refined sugar, pancakes, soda pops, wine, beer, alcohol. tobacco, salt, canned foods, fast food, fried food, margarine, soy sauce, pickles, candy, pudding, etc. Some of the specific foods which are recommended should be included are as follows: extra virgin olive oil, apple cider vinegar, wheat germ oil, black strap molasses, and Vitalerbs or the equivalent about a tablespoon per day of each. For discussion on specific recommended foods, please see the following sections: o o o o Foods and Super Foods Oils Juices Medicinal Herbs

Healing with Water


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of at least 16 glasses every day equals 132 oz or one gallon. Never miss or if you do take extra to catch up. Dehydrated is a major cause of disease. All of the internal organs get clogged with waste materials and they must be flushed out. The body tissues cant be rebuilt when they are dehydrated. The water in fresh squeezed juices is pure and clean. Besides the water in fresh juices we need water for drinking, for making herbal teas, and for food preparation. There are two methods of water purification which really get the water clean: steam distillation with carbon filter and reverse osmosis with carbon filter. It is best to purify all of the water coming into your house or apartment removing most of the impurities at the point of entry. A whole house system will avoid getting chlorine and other toxins in through your skin and lungs while you are taking a bath or shower. In addition, water for consumption should be purified 100%. Sears sells a good quality one gallon steam distillation unit with carbon filter for about $120. This unit works fine. I have used the Waterwise one gallon size and it is about the same but more expensive. There are many choices available in the Yellow Pages and on the internet. Dont be fooled by claims that mineral water is good for you. The minerals are inorganic and dead and of no value at all. You get plenty of minerals from food and juices and dont need any more in the form of mineral water. Mineral water just calcifies your arteries, brain, and all of your internal organs. Besides colonics and enemas described under Bowel Cleansing, hydrotherapy includes hot and cold bathes and showers. When fighting any disease it is good to have a daily hot bath for at least 30 minutes as hot as possible and accompanied by a good hot sweating tea such as yarrow or peppermint. In the case of a respiratory disease, fever disease or debility it may be best to proceed to bed after the hot bath wrapped in several layers of clothing and continue sweating while in bed. Otherwise, you can follow the hot bath with a cold shower or cold bath. Or you can alternate from hot to cold and back several times to stimulate circulation in the whole body or in one part of the body where there is disease perhaps. Many variations are possible. For example, for problems in the feet and ankles you can use plastic waste baskets full of water one hot and one cold and every few minutes switch feet from hot to cold and cold to hot. Herbs can be added to the water in the bath with excellent effect. Dr. Christopher had a bath procedure which he called The Cold Sheet Treatment. This started with a catnip enema to empty the colon and then a garlic injection to disinfect. Then the hot bath as hot as possible and as long as possible while drinking yarrow or peppermint or some other diaphoretic tea. He used to say that you have had enough tea when you tip your head to the side and the tea comes out the ear. After the bath the patient was wrapped in a cold sheet which was soaked in ice water and put quickly in bed to sleep and continue sweating. I never used the cold sheet, but I did to the bath with much benefit in helping me to overcome my heart disease.

Healing with Air

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When the blood doesnt have enough oxygen in it, recovery is not possible. Due to shallow breathing for many years, not enough oxygen has been available for cleansing and nourishing the body parts. This also is a major reason for all diseases. Learn to breathe from both the abdomen and chest at the same time. Extend both abdomen and chest out to the maximum taking in as much air as you can. Exhale slowly and pull the abdomen and chest inward as far as possible emptying the lungs as completely as possible. Repeat this at a medium speed, fully inhaling and fully exhaling each time for several minutes up to ten minutes at a time. Do this 3 or 4 times per day. In between these deep breathing exercises, do single or double deep breaths with full exhale. Feel how this makes you feel refreshed and gives power to your body. It can lift your spirits and inspire creative thoughts as well. The quality of the air is very important as well as the quantity. Become sensitive and observe what the quality is where ever you are. When possible avoid going to buildings with chemical smells and stale air. Keep your windows open to get in clean air. Inside air is much more toxic than outside air. Even in the winter, open the windows enough to get an exchange of air. Wear your winter coat if necessary and turn on the heat, but get that clean air. Go outside as often as possible and go to the park or the beach and spend time there reading or exercising.

Healing with Light


Direct sunlight on the skin causes release of healing chemicals essential to curing serious diseases. There are many scientific studies which have proven this truth which the ancients knew and practiced thousands of years ago. Dr. Lorraine Day talks about these scientific studies on her audio entitled There Are No Incurable Diseases. Some people believe that sunlight causes skin cancer. But Dr. Christopher tells of a patient who cured skin cancer with sunbaths and a cleansing diet including grape juice. Sunlight can bring the cancer to the surface where the body wants to eliminate the impurities. In a case like this, follow the suggestions in the section on Cancer. The ideal sunbath is where sunlight hits the whole body. Try to find or create a private place behind curtains where you can lie totally naked in the sun. Otherwise, wear the smallest amount of clothing possible. Lie in the sun for about 30 minutes on the front and 30 minutes on the back. Dont over do it and get burned. Put olive oil or some other vegetable oil on the skin. Use aloe vera or comfrey if the skin becomes red and burned. But never use sun block which is toxic and defeats the purpose of getting the sunlight on to the skin. After finishing a sunbath, the longer you stay outside in indirect light absorbing the joy of sunlight through the eyes and skin the better. Sunlight chases away depression and strengthens motivation and life energy.

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Starlight and moonlight at night are cooling and calming. They complement and balance the warming effect of sunlight. They have colors which feed the positive emotions. While watching the stars at night, one can reflect on the infinite nature of the universe, on eternal life, and on the universal law which is truth.

Healing with Body Movement


Only with body movement and exertion can the waste materials be moved out and the nutrients moved in to the proper places. This is especially true of the lymph system. The lymph is in vessels parallel to the arteries and veins, but is has no heart to pump it. The lymph only moves when the body movement agitates it. Of course with all diseases exercise can be restricted and painful. But be inventive and do the best you can. Swimming is excellent. Use elastic and spring devices to exercise the arms and upper body. Arrange exercise mats and hanging bars to pull on. Get advice from professional therapists on a home program for frequent exercise during the day. Visit therapy facilities when possible. Go swimming as often as possible. Arrange a home Jacuzzi and/or sauna if possible. If possible get some body work to move the blood and lymph and stimulate circulation to the areas which need it. Reflexology on the feet and hands can correct problems in corresponding areas of the body where the nerves connect through the brain to each of the internal organs, the head, and the extremities. Get chiropractic adjustments if the skeleton is out of alignment. Get specialized physical therapy for any weakened or handicapped areas.

14 Exercises for Healing the Whole Person


Most people with diseases have resentments, anger, fear, lots of misinformation, and negative self-images. They feel lonely, unloved, misunderstood, and unfairly treated. They believe that diseases cant be cured and that diet and lifestyle have little or nothing to do with health. They think they should take vitamins and supplements, get regular medical check-ups, and visit the doctor whenever illness appears. All these bad feelings, bad thoughts, and bad habits cause diseases. To break out of the downward spiral, we need some specific healing exercises for the mind and the spirit. Your mind is your conscious self. It thinks thoughts, learns facts, plans movements, holds beliefs, and experiences emotions. All the senses come to the mind but often times the mind is not aware of them and needs to be trained for awareness. Your spirit is what makes you alive and is the source of your true feelings which are kept in the heart. Your spirit is also your source of conscience, creativity, fulfillment, and joy.

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The mind, body, and spirit are one. It is an illusion when they appear to be separate. They are actually just different aspects or dimensions of the person. So in healing the mind and the spirit we must bear in mind that all of the cleansing and nourishing of the body which were discussed above are also for the mind and the spirit. Any damage to the body will also damage the mind and the spirit and any help to the body will also help the mind and the spirit. Sometimes the body-mind-spirit link is extremely obvious. For example, depression can sometimes be chased away in a few minutes with exercise or with an herbal tonic such as cayenne. The reverse link from the mind to the body has been investigated by scientists who have discovered neuropeptides which are released by the brain when ever we have a thought any thought. A neuropeptide is any of the variety of peptides found in neural tissue; e.g. endorphins, enkephalins, etc. About 100 different peptides are known to be released by different populations of neurons in the mammalian brain. Certain of these neuropeptides travel through the blood and the lymph, attach to the immune cells, and direct their activities. So, there is never a purely physical disease and there is never a purely physical cure. Preventing and curing diseases must be done by curing the whole person body, mind, and spirit.

Know that All Diseases Are Curable


One of the worst causes of disease is the belief that diseases are incurable. Most of the population and most of the medical profession consider diseases to be incurable. The medical profession wants to kill germs with chemicals and drugs, correct chemical imbalances with hormones and other chemicals, turn off or suppress overactive immune responses with blockers, conduct surgery, administer X-rays, give pain killers, and run tests. When a condition doesnt respond to any of the things they have for sale at their bankruptcy prices, the doctors shift tactics and declare the condition incurable. To support their gloomy prediction they blame the condition on something supposedly beyond human control. This may be a mysterious virus and/or heredity. When people do recover from a supposedly incurable disease, the medical profession attributes the recovery to spontaneous remission. The incurable prognosis is devastating to the individual. It is like a nightmare come true. It causes deep despair and depression. The individual has to fight hard to overcome panic and fear, to regain composure, and to grasp at some degree of happiness while accepting his or her fate as inevitable. Gradually, the individual becomes reconciled, accepts the worst, and blocks out any thought of recovery. Therapy or meditation may be used like a drug or trance to block out anxiety. He or she refuses to reopen the issue, doesnt look for a cure, and doesnt ever want to hear anything about a possible cure because it

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would be painful to do so. The mind becomes shut and the diagnosis of incurability becomes a self-fulfilling prophesy. Because there is believed to be no cure, no cure is looked for, no cure is found, and no actions are taken to correct the condition. This is definitely a mental problem. The medical profession makes a fortune on diseases while providing no cure. But thousands of people do recover from heart disease, cancer, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, and in fact all diseases. Not by accident, but because they work hard at it and cure themselves. This proves the diseases are curable. If something has been cured, it is not incurable. The first step in curing all diseases is to know that they are curable. Cleanse out all of the negative, pessimistic ideas, thoughts, verdicts, and convictions that your disease is beyond your control and there is nothing you can do. Throw out the gloom and doom paradigm. Throw out the depression and despair dont just cover it up, throw it out. Look at the literature, at the websites, and the videos depicting actual cures and the programs that work and produce cures. Talk to the institutes and the practitioners who deal in life programs and visit some of them. Ask about success stories and testimonials about similar conditions and seek out recovered individuals to learn the details of how they succeeded. In other words, convince yourself that the condition is curable, it has been cured, and it can be cured. I know from personal experience what it is like. I was by the doctors that I had an incurable heart condition. In 1995 and 1996 I had violent palpitations. The sonograms revealed leaky heart valves and 85% blockage in my neck arteries. All of the doctors and coronary experts told me that these conditions were permanent and could not be reduced or reversed. The doctors stressed that my father, two of my uncles, and both of my grandfathers died of coronary disease and heart failure. They said that this was a hereditary condition and incurable. They said it was inevitable that I would have a heart attack or a stroke or both. Their recommendations were for more tests, frequent monitoring, and drugs to control the symptoms but no cure. The emotional shock and depression were real, but while the doctors scared me, I didnt accept their verdict. I kept thinking there must be some way to cure my heart disease. I resolved not to loose by default. I started searching for alternatives and discovered that there are many alternatives that dont work. But within a few months I also discovered that there are some alternatives which do work. This knowledge enabled me to be optimistic. Some people know their condition is curable, but they dont want to cure it. Having an illness or handicap, may have become a cherished possession which they dont want to give up. The benefits of good health pale in their estimation with the status, attention, respect, financial benefits, and privileges that come socially, morally, or legally as a

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consequence of being an unfortunate, handicapped citizen. This type of thinking is a delusion. There is nothing more important than mental, physical, and spiritual health.

Connect with Your Spirit


When the link between the mind and the spirit is damaged through trauma or stress, the mind becomes lost without conscience, feelings, or purpose. Restoring the mind-spirit link becomes paramount. Light a candle and place it directly in front of you. Stare into the flame. Be aware of the flame itself, of its shape, colors, and movement. Dont try to compose any thoughts about the flame but just allow it to be and experience its existence. After some time close your eyes and view the afterglow of the candle and the beams of light coming from it. Open and close your eyes repeating this experience and liken one of the beams of light to your spirit. Your spirit (like the beam of light coming from the candle) also comes from a higher source and your spirit is an expression of that higher source. Meditate on this. With that meditation fresh in your mind, turn your focus to reflect on your life up until now. What talents and skills have become apparent? Note them down. What activities have given you the most satisfaction and fulfillment? Write them down also. Now consider the things you have written from the perspective of someone who doesnt know you. What would you advise this person to do to find joy and satisfaction in life? Good. Start doing these things to make your life more satisfying and meaningful.

Replace Negative Emotions with Positive Emotions


Negative emotions will cause disease and make it impossible to cure disease. Negative emotions can be replaced with their antidote positive emotions. If you monitor your emotions by paying careful attention to what you are feeling, you may detect hate, anxiety, resentment, anger, cowardice, sadness, or grief. Once you have detected them make a conscious effort to replace them with their counterpart positive emotions. In order to do this, we need to realize that it is in our self-interest to drop the negative emotion which is harming us more than it is harming anyone else. Negative emotions damage our mind and body; they shut us away from our fellow humanity and make us lonely. If we fully realize this, we will be motivated to drop the long cherished hate or anger or what ever evil we have been harboring. This realization of self-interest gives us motivation. Once motivated, we can find a way. Some negative emotions, such as grief at the loss of a loved one are unavoidable. But we need to reflect that grief when not reduced and ended can lead to neglect of the mind and the body and eventually to disease and death. So we should not harbor grief or cherish it. It is best to let it go and replace it with joy. Think about something you can be joyful about, such as a sunset or a bird song, etc.

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Commune with Nature


Perhaps the greatest source of joy is to be found by communing with nature. The wonder of life can be observed and the truth of the cosmos can be absorbed. So many people go through the day without even a moment of thought for the love of sunlight, or moonlight, or wind, or rain. These people are too busy looking at troubles within and missing the beauty all around. Spend any amount of time with full attention watching cats at play, ants about their work, birds building a nest, an eagle sailing through the clouds, and you come to feel the casualness of nature towards birth and death. Each encounter with nature releases the stress. The colors of nature, the blue of the sky, the green of the grass and trees, the bright red, purple, white and yellow of flowers, the pastel grey and brown of earth and rock, all these colors enter the emotions and unravel the knots binding the spirit and holding it down. Sunlight gives strength and courage and drives out depression. Moonlight and starlight are cooling and calming to an overstrained heart. They bring truth and peace. If the night sky is obscured where you live, make a pilgrimage to observe the sky from some place with clear skies and no bright lights to dim the stars. Study about the stellar topics a little bit so you can recognize the planets and the constellations. Collect some pictures of astronomical wonders such as far away galaxies and nebulae and keep them on the wall in your house. The starlight is coming to us across thousands of light years. The light reaching us today is truly ancient much older than any history on Earth. Space is infinite in all directions. Each speck of light is a star or in some cases a speck of light is many stars. Our sun is only a relatively small star among stars. Meteors and star dust have brought to Earth evidence of stellar life coming to us from infinite space. This cosmos which we see in the night sky is our home. We can glimpse it in the jet black of the night void and the twinkling silver beauty of the star world beyond the Earths warm atmosphere which enfolds us. As the ancients have told us, there are three eternal streams. o There is an eternal stream of life in the cosmos and we are moving in it and are a part of it. o There is an eternal stream of light passing throughout the cosmos as well bringing beauty, knowledge, and wisdom to those who observe it and act on it. o And there is an eternal stream of sound and vibration moving in all corners of the cosmos as well giving to us rhythm and harmony if we can but listen and feel its wonder. So it has always been and so it will always be.

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While gazing at the Milky Way, commune with the infinite and let it give you peace.

Tell Jokes and Laugh


My mothers father was a Presbyterian minister. He had the gift of gab and an endless stream of stories and jokes and puns (e.g. tomatoes were Tommy Toes). My mother once told me she wanted to marry an Irishman because an Irishman has a good sense of humor. Her implication was that most people dont have a good sense of humor and that the humor of her fathers generation has gone out of our culture. I think she is right. There used to be more humor in daily life and in national entertainment. The humor of Will Rogers, Mark Twain, Lucile Ball, and Bob Hope are some good examples of the humor of the recent era. Bernard Jansen told Richard Schultz that to cure his heart disease he should: Lighten up, learn a thousand jokes. Richard took that advice and in turn he insisted that his patients tell him jokes and learn to laugh to cure their diseases. He found it really does work.

Minimize Your Needs


We all need to have enough but not more. Those who devote themselves to accumulating wealth, possessions, fame, or power become slaves to the process. They must spend all their time and energy earning and protecting. They lose track of their true selves. They become owned by their possessions. Freedom from this prison is to be found in the simple act of reducing your needs to the bare minimum, throwing out old stuff, and /or giving it away. Gandhi used to live very simply with very few possessions. This was deliberate. He said for example, if you have a chair which you do not need, you should give it away. When you give it away, you create an open space where it used to be and this space gives an open feeling of freedom. In Hindi and in Sanskrit, the word for space is akash and Hindus value akash. The open sky and a clear horizon give the greatest sense of akash which allows the spirit access to the energy flow of the universe. So, live a simple life focused on the important values and seek always to reduce your needs to the bare minimum.

Grow Things
Many people do believe like Thomas Jefferson that agriculture is the noblest profession, Many people also say that they find organic gardening to be highly therapeutic. Even those who dont have a farm or a garden can still grow sprouts, vegetables and small trees in their house or apartment. These growing plants provide a kind of life electricity to the atmosphere in the room where they are growing and the food they provide is superior to anything you can buy in the grocery store.

Practice Integrity

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Value integrity in yourself and in those you associate with. Integrity is where what people say corresponds with what they do. As it says in the Bible, By their works, Thou shall know them. Look for people who are doing good things and associate with them. Monitor your own behavior to see if you do practice what you preach. To give one example: A lady brought her young son to see Gandhi. She was concerned that her son was eating sugar and wanted to know what Gandhi would recommend. Gandhi said he would have to think about this question and that she should come back. When she did come back, Gandhi said yes it would be best to eliminate sugar from the diet. The lady then asked Gandhi why he had to think about the question and why he asked her to go away and come back. Gandhi said that first he had to stop eating sugar himself to see if stopping was the best thing to do.

Wear an Inner Smile


Your response to what is happening around you is conditioned by what is happening within you. By transforming your inner self you will be transforming your entire perception of the world. The inner smile has shamanic origins in Taoist yoga of China and Tibet. Seek a quiet place without distractions and assume a comfortable position sitting or lying down. Close your eyes, relax, and breathe normally. Form your mouth into a smile and recall a pleasant experience you once enjoyed, a person whose company is enjoyable, or a place which gives you a feeling of well-being. Inhale the smile and visualize the smile warming you within. Repeat several times. Then direct the smile to each part of the body one part at a time. Smile at your brain, smile at your hands, smile at your heart, etc. Tell each part of your body that you love it. Plant the smile in your consciousness and repeat this experience regularly.

Do Some Co-Counseling and 12 Step Meetings


Co-counseling and 12 step meetings both originated in Alcoholics Anonymous. The basic approach is to listen without passing any judgment or making any recommendations. Do listen with sympathy and interest. The discussion is confidential and everyone involved pledges not to discuss the content with anyone. This allows each individual to express his or her thoughts and emotions. It also affords an opportunity to listen to others with perhaps similar or perhaps different problems and experiences and to gain a new perspective while helping other individuals through the meeting process. This technique has been used for losing weight, for healing diseases, and for breaking bad habits and addictions. It has also been used for resolving violence and for helping family members to cope. A Google search will produce several sites with information on Cocounseling and 12 step meetings. One such site is www.anonymousone.com.

Explore Your Intelligence


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They have an excellent website which explains the basics and where you can locate a practitioner near you: www.covd.org. Inability to spell, difficulty reading, trouble following a map, or slowness in learning languages are some common problems which can be caused by learning differences. Lazy eye is another such problem. Find out if you have any scope to improve your ability to think. Have an assessment done by an Optometrist in Vision Development.

Break Your Bad Habits


Anyone who wants to be healthy must break a few major bad habits. Smoking, drinking alcohol, junk food, and coffee are some of the major bad habits relating to diet. You can not cure a major disease like cancer without breaking these bad habits. Bitterness, resentment, fear, and anger are just as deadly. You must break any bad habit which goes against loving life and loving yourself. If you cant do it alone, co-counseling is one way to work on it. Or get a healing buddy to help you with your daily routine and devise a strategy to eliminate the bad habits.

Learn to Let Go
To hold your hand in a tight fist for a few minutes is easy, but after several hours it becomes painful. When a relative of yours or a close friend of yours dies, after a period of mourning you have to let them go. When you suffer any loss, you have to let it go. If you dont let go you will become tighter and tighter inside and will dry out emotionally and spiritually. Similarly, if you are in a job you hate or if you are in a toxic relationship you have to let it go and start something new.

Love Yourself
I was surprised to learn the extent to which people suffer from a lack of self-esteem. Inferiority complexes, shyness, inability to express, and feelings of physical inadequacy and guilt are all common. All of these are toxic. Do the best you can. Be the best person you can. If your intentions are good, your conscience can be clear. After that stop beating yourself up.

The Top Ten Killer Diseases in the USA


The Statistical Abstract of the United States gives the following ten leading causes of death by disease in the United States: Causes of Death Heart Disease Cancer Respiratory Diseases, Flu, and Pneumonia Annual Death Rates per 100,000 Population 310 191 67 28

Diabetes Alzheimers Kidney Failure Blood Poisoning (Septicemia) Liver Disease Parkinsons HIV

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Chronic diseases seldom occur one at a time. There are usually several conditions present or developing simultaneously. Most diseases originate in the bowel and slowly lead to swelling and decreased performance of all of the internal organs. So, the above statistics most likely reflect the most prominent disease present at the time of death and not the only disease present at the time of death. Even with this qualification, the above diseases deserve priority attention, since so many deaths have been attributed to them. Therefore, these ten diseases are discussed first, followed by other diseases and conditions in alphabetical order.

Heart Disease
To cure heart disease we need to clean out the circulatory system while providing nutrition to the heart. One of the keys to this is liberal use of top quality strong cayenne, both fresh and powdered. Statistically, about 50% of heart attacks occur without any warning and the first symptom is death. Cayenne provides nutrition to the heart, equalizes the blood pressure throughout the body, and chases away depression and lethargy. While you are taking cayenne, you have energy to do the rest of the program. Many cases of heart attack have been stopped instantly by drinking a spoon of cayenne in water. Luckily, I never had a heart attack and I attribute this luck in part to the fact that I was constantly chasing the heart attack away with liberal doses of cayenne. Herbs specific for the heart include cayenne, hawthorn, motherwort, and bugleweed. Take liberal amounts in tea form daily. If you have a heart condition where heart attack is a danger, always carry with you a dropper bottle of cayenne and hawthorn tincture and take two or three droppers full at the first sign of an attack. Consume large quantities of hawthorn daily see Hawthorn. The concern about high cholesterol is that it will over time result in clogging of the circulatory system and the internal organs. To reverse this, we use fresh squeezed juices made from organic fruits and vegetables. They contain acids and chemicals which enable the body do dissolve the plaque and clean up the circulatory system. I had 85% blockage in my neck arteries and leaky heart valves, but these conditions were entirely cleared up by using a raw vegetarian diet, juices, and herbal teas. Norman Walkers Juices for Heart Trouble: 1. 1. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 2. 2. 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach

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3. 3. 10 oz carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber.

Cancer
Cancer is the number two biggest killer disease. It is a painful, terrifying affliction creating fear and panic. But there is no call for panic, cancer is curable. While heart disease (heart disease) involves deterioration of the transportation system for the blood, cancer involves weakness in the blood itself. So, while treatment of heart disease focuses on the heart and circulatory system, cancer treatment focuses on the liver, the blood, and the lymph along with any specific parts of the body where the cancer is most active. However, in a case of cancer we cant just start off with strong blood cleansing herbs. We must also be sure the four eliminative channels (bowel, urine, skin, and breath) are working. So, we have to do bowel cleansing, liver cleansing, and kidney cleansing. In addition, skin brushing, daily hot baths with sweating teas, and sunbaths will open up the elimination through the bodys largest organ, the skin. Finally, deep breathing and aerobic exercises are key to cleansing the breath. For any type of cancer, including skin cancer, we follow the Wholistic Program and stay on the Incurables Diet. Once the eliminative channels are moving sufficiently, we step-up the intensive blood cleansing with anti-cancer herbal teas and tinctures. Start off with two cups per day and build up to two quarts per day of blood cleansing (alterative) teas. Dr. Shooks long practice confirmed that the following herbs are highly effective in fighting cancer: burdock, echinacea, black walnut, thyme, apple cider vinegar, garlic, horseradish, lily of the valley root, greater celandine, lesser celandine, Irish moss, and Iceland moss. A good combination to start off is burdock root and black walnut leaves. Burdock is one of the most nutritive of the alterative herbs, it has high amounts of magnesium for rebuilding tissues, and it rapidly pulls out toxins and excess liquids. Black walnut is the premier parasite fighting herb and will assist the body to rapidly free itself form those parasites which are inhibiting the bodys efforts to clean up the cancer. Simultaneously, black walnut is high in organic iodine needed in the thyroid function and in the immune system for fighting cancer. Every four to six weeks, shift to different blood cleansing teas. Dr. Christophers Red Clover Combination is another good one. Chaparral is an outstanding cleaner. Garlic, cayenne, ginger, and peppermint are stimulants that speed up the circulation and carry the blood deeper into the tissues where it can root out the cancer. It is good to blend up a spicy condiment bowl of these herbs mixed with olive oil and apple cider vinegar. Add a little tomato, cucumber, or other vegetables if desired. Be sure the mixture is high in garlic which is a proven fighter of infections and cancer in addition to being a strong stimulant. Put this mixture liberally on all your salads. Eat at least 4 big cloves of garlic every day.

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Irish Moss according to Dr. Shook is high in organic calcium sulfide needed to dissolve cancer cells and pus like conditions. It has a pleasant salty taste and two or three spoons a day of the powder (perhaps spread on salads or mixed in soups) would be an excellent idea while fighting cancer. Almost all seeds (the most famous being apricot seeds) contain organic cyanide in the form of laetrile which is also called vitamin K. Research has shown that the laetrile is very effective in eliminating cancer cells. So, when you are fighting cancer, take advantage of this fact to get some free medicine. For example, if you are making orange juice, put the orange pieces through the Champion Juicer or into the blender so as to smash up the seeds and get some of the seed juice mixed with the orange juice. This juice will taste a little bit bitter but probably not much. The impact will be fantastic. Apple seeds, papaya seeds, pumpkin seeds, watermelon seeds, etc. all have valuable cancer fighting properties. So dont throw them away before extracting their benefits. It was discovered that the laetrile doesnt work unless there are enzymes present to dissolve the membrane around the cancer cells and allow the laetrile in to do its job on the cancer. So Dr. Christopher used to say that while you are eating your apricot pits, be sure to eat the apricot fruit as well. In fact it has been observed that cancer thrives when there is a shortage of enzymes and disappears when there is an abundance of enzymes. Heating above 130 degrees destroys enzymes. So all cooked foods are devoid of enzymes whereas all raw foods (both plant and animal) contain enzymes. Ann Wigmore emphasized that sprouts and wheatgrass juice are extremely high in enzymes and life energy. She found that a diet of these resulted in many cancer cures. It is interesting to note that young sprouts are still very close to seeds in their makeup and contain good amounts of laetrile as well as enzymes. The general population and most of the medical profession view cancer as a kind of spreading infection which needs to be killed with chemotherapy and radiation and/or removed by surgery. But these methods dont work and only make matters much worse, hastening death. So, the scientists are still researching, looking for the cure for cancer. But the cure has been around for thousands of years. Natural healers know that cancer is not a spreading infection but rather it is the body concentrating toxins in specific locations in order to eliminate them. The body will succeed in doing this if we give the right kinds of help. Norman Walker wrote as follows: Cancers are groups of cells half-starved from lack of proper nourishments, thriving on concentrated starches and meats. One of the contributing factors in the development of cancer has been found to be prolonged RESENTMENTS. In other words, cancer is the result of physical and mental malnutrition and congestion and it can be cured by physical and mental nourishment and cleansing.

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Tens of thousands of people have cured themselves of cancer. Every so often I meet one of them. It is very interesting to listen to their stories. All the cancer survivors I have met have told me they used fresh squeezed organic juices and raw organic vegetarian diets. One lady I met who was attending the 3 week program at the Optimum Health Institute in San Diego told me she had terminal liver cancer 30 years ago. I asked her what she did for it. She said juices with an emphasis on carrot, celery, and spinach. Now she was attending the institute to learn more about sprouts, nut butters, and wheat grass juice al la Ann Wigmore. The original cancer juices as tested by Norman Walker are as follows: 16 oz carrot and 9 oz carrot with 7 oz spinach. The Gerson Program uses carrot, apple, and green drink mixture of several green vegetables one 8 oz glass every waking hour of the day. Dr. Christopher rotated, doing 1 gallon per day of carrot the first week, apple the second week, and grape the third week, and then repeating. Ten oz carrot, 3 oz beet, and 3 oz cucumber is another excellent combination recommended by Norman Walker for cleansing the liver and building the blood, and will be very effective against cancer also. In fact any organic fresh vegetable or fruit juice will be anti-cancer. For application on cancers the following are recommended: 1) 1) From Dr. Shook: Soak comfrey root, decoct, and strain and blend it to make it into a thick mucilage paste. Blend this comfrey mucilage with a concentrated decoction of burdock root. Dosage internally is a cup full 3 or 4 times per day. Externally, saturate lint or cotton and apply. Change often and repeat. Keep moist. This formula can be preserved for multiple uses by adding 25% vegetable glycerin. 2) 2) From Richard Schultz: Black Super Draw Poultice is made by blending together the following ingredients: one handful of red clover blossoms, half a handful of chaparral leaf, a quarter cup of poke root, 2 tablespoons of golden seal root powder, two tablespoons of activated willow charcoal, one teaspoon tea tree oil, one teaspoon blood root tincture, one cup Bentonite clay, and one cup slippery elm bark powder. Blend these ingredients in a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water half-and-half to make a thick, dryish paste. To adhere for a longer time, cover with cotton cloth and then put plastic on top and tape on. If applying to a foot, dip a sock in the black super draw poultice and turn the sock inside out so that the poultice mixture is inside the sock and pull the sock on. Then cover with a plastic bag and pull on another sock to hold the whole thing in place. If applying on the foot plus ankle and lower leg, cut the toe area of a sock and use this sock for the area above ankle. Garlic Poultice: An alternate formula is garlic blended with apple cider vinegar, slippery elm, and poke root. This formula burns away the tumor.

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3) 3) Castor oil packs should be used for cases where you cant feel the cancer or tumor under the skin. Apply castor oil and massage the area. Then soak white cotton cloth in castor oil and apply on the area. Cover with plastic and apply heat using a hot pad or hot water bottle. For brain tumors or Alzheimers cover the head with castor oil and massage into the scalp and then soak a white tea shirt in castor oil and place it over the head like a hood. Cover this in turn with a plastic bag fitted like a hood and then with a hot steaming towel to get heat into the area. When the towel cools, replace it with a fresh hot steaming towel. To re-grow a breast or other body part that has been disfigured by cancer or a tumor, apply a poultice of fresh aloe gel mixed with slippery elm bark powder. If fresh aloe gel is not available, use the slippery elm bark powder with comfrey root or leaf powder mixed together and moistened with water. For vaginal or rectal suppositories, mix cleansing herbs with coconut oil to a cookie dough consistency, cool until hard in the refrigerator, mash with a spoon, and form into bullet size suppositories. Re-cool in the refrigerator until hard and insert in the vagina or rectum followed by a tampon to keep the ingredients from coming out. Leave in overnight and douche out in the morning. Use such ingredients as golden seal root powder, yellow dock root powder, poke root powder, and garlic. Norman Walkers juices for cancer: 1. 16 oz. carrot 2. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. Spinach

Respiratory Diseases, Flu, and Pneumonia


Respiratory diseases include cough, strep throat or other throat infection, sinus infection, runny nose, asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, and emphysema. Flu and pneumonia are acute diseases arising from a chronic condition which invaders (viral and others) of the body are able to take advantage of. Any of these is potentially life threatening because breathing is absolutely essential for life. Therefore, even the smallest cough, stuffy nose, or difficulty breathing should be treated immediately and eliminated quickly before it gets worse. See also the section on fever diseases. Here is an example of how things can go from small, to major, to death. My second wife got tuberculosis in her bronchials. The major symptom was a very persistent cough. The TB went undiagnosed for over 6 months while her cough kept getting worse and her body was wasting away. The doctors could not detect the TB in the bronchials. They said no way did she have TB. They kept treating her with antibiotics for bronchial infections (which she didnt have) and the antibiotics just made her more sick but did not affect the bacillus causing the TB. When the TB spread to the lungs, a spot appeared in the X Ray

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and the doctors started her on a program of 4 deadly drugs for 6 months. At the end of this program, the X Ray was negative. She was declared cured. However, she had asthma, wheezing, and difficulty breathing. After 3 months she contracted Legionnaires Disease and died within 24 hours. Legionnaires disease is a very rapid type of foaming pneumonia which fills up the lungs and stops the breathing. According to the hospital staff, it is almost always fatal and never occurs in people with normal respiratory systems. During my second wifes illness I was trying my best to help her. But she would only do a limited amount of juices and a little garlic. When she thought I wasnt watching she would eat sugar cookies and other junk food for her sweet tooth. She believed in the doctors and she thought the medicines would save her. I was trying to find a more effective herb to kill the bacillus. I was a student in the Master Herbalist program and I searched the herbalist materials and asked several senior herbalists. I tried every herb which was recommended, but none was sufficient to control the TB. A year after my wife died, I was in a used book store in Maui and spotted a copy of Edmond Shooks book An Advanced Treatise on Herbololgy. I purchased it for $10. In it I read the following about the herb elecampane: Its name, scabwort, comes from its reputation for curing sheep of the scab, and the name horse heal was given to it from its reputed virtues in curing horses of the heaves (asthma) and skin diseases. As a safe and merciful herb for the cough of phthisis, to assist expectoration, loosen and dissolve thick phlegm and fibrinous exudation, and in chronic asthma, there is no better remedy. Whatever form of catarrh you are confronted with to treat, remember that elecampane is your first remedy. In cases of hemorrhage and internal injury, broken bones and so forth, it may be combined with comfrey root. But for catarrh, use elecampane. This is a precious remedy, not only for catarrh and pulmonary affections, but for weak and delicate stomachs, poor digestion, sluggish liver, kidney or bowel troubles, as well as for scaly skin diseases. Applied to old ulcers, it is marvelously healing. It cleanses the liver and digestive organs, dissolves exudations and fibrinous matter, and supports and feeds the heart muscles. The owner of a resort where I was staying at in Samui, Thailand came down with sinus infection and cough. He was a heavy beer drinker and allergic to any suggestions about a healthy diet to cure his spinal decay or his macular degeneration, and I knew he would not follow the standard recommendations for overcoming his sinus infection. So I just mixed up a pleasant-tasting syrup of elecampane powder with honey and water and gave him a 4 ounce bottle of it. I told him to take a spoon every hour and predicted the cure would be rapid. The next day he told me the condition was entirely cleared. A young boy came down with cough and sore throat and I gave two spoons of elecampane powder mixed with honey in a bowl. I told him to finish it off in one sitting and drink some water. Two hours later his condition was entirely gone.

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One lady had a persistent nagging cough which was totally non-productive she couldnt cough anything up. I sensed this was more of a chronic condition since it had been going on for more than a year. So I gave her capsules of elecampane and told her to take 10 per day spread out through the day. I monitored the condition. After 30 days it vanished and didnt return. Whatever the deep seated condition was, elecampane removed it. Elecampane contains ingredients which kill the bacillus that causes tuberculosis. Combined with mucilage of comfrey in equal parts it is the herb to use to prevent and cure TB as well all other respiratory diseases. In a case of lung cancer, combine elecampane with the treatment for cancer. Use large amounts, say two tablespoons per day. As a Nutrient for the Undernourished, or in Wasting Diseases, Dr. Shook recommends that elecampane should be prepared in oil. The reason is Elecampane contains helenin (a bitter, yellow, crystalline principle, which is not soluble in water but is soluble in oils and alcohol). It is stomachic, antiseptic, and germicidal, and has been used with great success as a local application in diphtheria, and internally in the same disease. It has proved very successful in tuberculosis and whooping cough. The procedure is as follows: Place 2 ounces of elecampane root powder in a pint of sweet almond oil (substitute olive oil if almond oil is not available) in a double boiler. Keep the water in the lower pan of the double boiler hot but not boiling for 4 hours. Then boil the water (not the oil) for 10 minutes. Mix this pint of elecampane and oil to one quart of mucilage of comfrey root and blend until the oil is uniformly suspended in the mucilage. The dosage is one tablespoon full to half a cup full several times per day according to the patients ability to digest. Do a catnip enema and clear the colon. Follow this with an injection of a pint of water with six or more cloves of pealed garlic blended in finely to give the whole body the infection fighting power of garlic. Drink the juice of 3 or 4 lemons diluted in warm water three times per day. Fill the tub with hot water and keep adding hot water just as hot as you can stand it. Stay in the tub for one hour or two hours. During this time keep drinking hot sweating tea (diaphoretic tea). Peppermint and Elder Flowers has saved many sufferers of these diseases. Otherwise yarrow is an excellent choice. Ginger tea is good. Or any cleansing hot tea will do. But be sure to drink plenty and keep sweating plenty. After completing the bath, towel off and put on several layers of sweat clothes and get in the bed under several layers of blankets. Continue to sweat under the covers and go to sleep if possible. Repeat this bath once per day. During the day take frequent (say every 30 minutes or so) doses of immune stimulating foods such as garlic, elecampane, golden seal, and onions. Prepare these in a syrup or paste like preparation and take a large tablespoon full each time. As a base you can use

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any good food material such as vegetable glycerin, honey, or cucumbers or tomatoes blended with the herbs. Alternatively, get Dr. Christophers Anti-Plague formula if you dont have it on hand you can order it next day delivery from 1-800-453-1406. Fresh squeezed apple juice will be a good drink to wash these down with as it contains all the building blocks for body tissues and is also very cleansing. Mucilaginous foods such as flax gruel, slippery elm gruel, and marshmallow tea will aid the recovery by sopping up impurities throughout the body and providing vital nutrients to prevent the wasting and depleting actions which can occur with these diseases. While lying in bed, remember to breath. Be sure the room has the windows open and you are getting good ventilation. Take deep breaths an exhale fully. If the throat and chest are congested, prepare a steaming bowl or vapor spray with antibiotic essential oils such as tea tree, peppermint, rosemary, eucalyptus, garlic and breathe that in. Hold a towel over the head like a small tent to keep the vapor around the face while breathing in the vapor. Apply vapor rub to the face and chest Dr. Christophers has this. Deep tissue massage using Deep Heating Balm will provide improved circulation to the entire body and speed recovery. When possible and feeling up to it, move about and do mild exercise. Walk in the garden. Swing the arms. Sit or lie in the sun. With proper attention, flu and pneumonia can clear within a day or two. Slowly make a transition back to the Maintenance Diet, adding fruit first, and then vegetable salads, and finally grains, lintels nuts and seeds. Warm vegetable soups with garlic and onions can be very satisfying during recovery. If the condition involves material lodged in the lungs or bronchials or throat which doesnt want to expel itself, do a lobelia purge as described under Septicemia. I once did this for an unproductive cough that was going on for several days after the flu conditions cleared. I was throwing up for two hours, the phlegm all came out, and the cough was gone. Norman Walkers juices for specific respiratory diseases: for influenza: 1. 1. 2. 2. 3. 3. 4. 4. for bronchitis: 1. 1. 2. 2. 3. 3. 4. 4. 10 oz. carrot + 6oz. spinach 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber juice of one lemon with 4 oz. ground fresh horseradish 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 12 oz. carrot + 4 dandelion 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber juice of one lemon with 4 oz. ground fresh horseradish

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for tuberculosis: 1. 1. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 2. 2. 12 oz. carrot + 4 oz. dandelion 3. 3. 16 oz. carrot 4. 4. 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber for emphysema: 6 oz. carrot + 4 oz. parsnip + 4 oz. Potato + 2 oz. watercress

Diabetes
Diabetes involves blood sugar which is too high. Hypoglycemia involves blood sugar which is too low. Both result from a pancreas malfunction. Both can be cured by providing the right assistance to the pancreas so that it will in turn produce the right quantity of insulin to regulate the blood sugar level and keep it where the body needs it. Besides insulin the pancreas also produces digestive enzymes and other enzymes used in regulation of the body metabolism. The intestinal bacteria produce enzymes, the liver produces enzymes, and other glands such as the kidneys also produce some enzymes. But all of these internal sources of enzymes are not sufficient in the long run if the diet is devoid of enzymes. Enzymes are present in all living things, plant and animal, but they are very delicate and are destroyed by heat above 130 degrees. Therefore, all cooked foods are devoid of enzymes. A raw food diet is the best way to get dietary enzymes. Freshly picked food is higher in enzymes. Sprouts which are still growing and are in their rapid growth stage right up to the moment you bite down on them are the highest in enzymes. When the diet contains 100% cooked food it has zero enzymes. Such a diet is amazingly common and it rapidly wears down the pancreas. A cooked food diet places excessive demands for more and more enzymes and provides no good food sources for the pancreas to fabricate enzymes from. This is the primary cause of the alarming increase in diabetes and hypoglycemia. So obviously, the cure for diabetes and hypoglycemia includes fresh, organic, raw foods and juices. To speed up recovery and to help you get off medication faster, there is a special herb which will work wonders if used in conjunction with the Maintenance Diet. This herb is Juniperis monosperma, commonly called Cedar Berries. This berry is dried and powdered and you can get it in one pound bags from Dr. Christophers. A teaspoon of this powder in a glass of water or mixed with a salad can normalize a persons blood sugar level within minutes. It has done this for me over a dozen times when my blood sugar was too low and I have always been amazed at how fast it has gone to the pancreas and enabled the pancreas to function properly. For correcting either diabetes or hypoglycemia, take a teaspoon in the morning and another teaspoon at night every day and stay on the Maintenance Diet. Persons who do this faithfully, usually report they are totally off the medication within a year or less.

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By-the-way, persons with diabetes and hypoglycemia need to take special care to chew their food for a long time before swallowing it. Eat slowly and swish the juices in the mouth until they are mixed with saliva. This procedure will prepare the food for the digestive system and will allow the individual to consume sweet fruits and fruit juices and other foods with natural sugars and carbohydrates without any negative reaction despite their diabetes or hypoglycemia. Norman Walkers juices for diabetes: 1. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 2. 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz spinach 3. 6 oz. carrot + 4 oz lettuce + 3 oz. string beans + 3 oz. brussel sprouts 4. 7 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. endive + 2 oz. parsley 5. 6 oz. carrot + 5 oz. brussel sprouts + 5 oz. string beans 6. 8 oz. carrot + 4 oz. radish + 4 oz. lettuce.

Alzheimers and Other Brain Diseases


My mother was intelligent and had a strong personality. She had much insight into history, culture, and society. Her first thought was always to do everything for her two children. I learned many fundamental things from her which still guide me every day. When I saw her in the nursing home with Alzheimers disease, she couldnt recognize me sitting right in front of her. She was fidgeting and her mind seemed to be racing around but not focusing. The Nursing Home was feeding her a devitalized diet and employed doctors with no clue about how to cure Alzheimers. Cancer developed as well and they gave her chemotherapy. Two years after entering the Nursing Home, she died. It was a lesson to me through my grief, that my ability to help people is limited by their willingness to be helped. The brain is just like any other part of the body: it needs cleansing, nourishing, and protection from parasites and toxins. So the first thing is to increase the circulation to the brain. Get good blood going up there with plenty of oxygen. Aerobic exercise and head stands or shoulder stands doing a bicycle exercise are very good for the brain. Deep breathing is excellent for the brain. My father told me that he read about the autopsy done on Valadimir Lenin (the leader of the Bolshevik Party which founded the Soviet Union). They opened up his skull and discovered that his brain was one solid stone. On one of his audio tapes, Dr. Christopher tells about other autopsies where they opened up the brains that they had turned to solid stone. The first cause of this hardening of the brain is hard water full of calcium and other minerals which accumulate everywhere including in the brain. The second cause is sugars and dead starches in potatoes, bread, cooked grains, noodles, cakes, etc. which make additional deposits of calcification everywhere including in the brain.

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In other cases of deterioration of the brain it isnt solidified, but rather it turns to mush and sometimes there is internal bleeding called a stroke. There is an increasing incidence also of brain tumors. The very same program for cleaning out the circulatory system as described in the section above on heart disease will clean out the brain, dissolve the deposits, and remove them from the brain. Even brain tumors have been dissolved and removed this way, without surgery. For speeding up circulation in the brain area, there are certain herbs which have been found to be most effective when used in conjunction with the Incurables Diet. Gingko leaves tea and/or tincture is the most highly recommended with a special vibration toward improving circulation in the brain. Ginger is another good herb for brain circulation. Make juice of fresh ginger and preserve it with vegetable glycerin and take a tea spoon several times a day. Or make hot tea from sliced fresh ginger and drink several cups per day. Ginger has the added advantage that it is high in organic aluminum needed in the brain. Once fixed in the correct sites in the brain, organic aluminum will help prevent lodging of inorganic aluminum to those sites. In many cases of Alzheimers, inorganic aluminum has been found accumulated at the brain sites where organic aluminum is needed. This inorganic aluminum is implicated as a factor in causing short term memory loss and Alzheimers. This is one reason we need to avoid cooking with aluminum and avoid other sources of aluminum in such things as tooth paste, hair spray, prepared foods, and cosmetics. Avoid eating it, avoid touching it, and avoid breathing it. Cayenne is a super charger of the circulation system and this helps in the brain as well. For brain tumors or Alzheimers, cover the head with castor oil and massage into the scalp and then soak a white tea shirt in castor oil and place it over the head like a hood. Cover this in turn with a plastic bag fitted like a hood and then with a hot steaming towel to get heat into the area. When the towel cools, replace it with a fresh hot steaming towel. Norman Walkers juices for tumors in the brain, bones, liver, uterus, etc.: 1. 1. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 2. 2. 8 oz. carrot + 4 oz. spinach + 2 oz. turnip + 2 oz. watercress 3. 3. 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 4. 4. 9 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley.

Kidney Failure
When one kidney fails, only one remains to take the full load. If both fail, then the person must go for dialysis several times per day. Doctors like to remove one kidney and

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one of my aunts has been living on one kidney for over twenty years, so it is possible for some people. But the people with kidney failure are not happy campers. So, we need to clear up any problem in the kidneys and not let it get worse. All over the world I have met many persons with kidney stones and pains in their kidneys. It is sad that the doctors never provide the simple answers. Dont go to them and know that they can give no help. The first thing is clean water. It is the hard water that is the first cause of clogging up the many tiny passages in the kidneys. Calcium and other minerals accumulate making stones and smaller deposits which restrict the flow and function. These need to be dissolved and flushed out. The first step is clean water. Stop adding to the problem with hard water. Next we need to take lots and lots of kidney cleansing foods and juices. These will also cleanse the urinary system and the reproductive organs and will be beneficial throughout the body. Do all of the following: o Drink citrus juice and especially lemon juice. o Drink cucumber juice mixed with parsley juice. o Make hydrangea and marshmallow tea by soaking the cut roots overnight and boiling for 20 minutes in the morning. Make at least a quart using a handful of each herb and drink a cup every half hour. o Soak the cut hydrangea root in a large glass container of fresh squeezed apple juice for three days while keeping it in a warm place. The acids in the apple juice will extract the dissolvent properties and combine with them to make a powerful dissolvent. After three days, start drinking it. Make more every day or two. o Drink marshmallow tea when the kidney stones need to come out. This will coat the stones and lubricate the passage. o Get some gravel root, uva ursi (bayberry), and juniper berries and make a tea combination of these. o Buy organic pure cranberry juice. It comes in full strength and in concentrate form. Use either. Cranberry disinfects kidney and urinary infections, dissolves deposits, and flushes out the kidneys. This can be mixed with fresh squeezed apple juice and/or diluted with pure water if desired. o Buy a whole organic watermelon, and juice all parts of it including the fruit, seeds, and skin. Drink this whole watermelon juice and finish off the watermelon in one day.

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While doing the above, stay strictly on the Incurables Diet. No beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee, etc. Many people who faithfully implemented a kidney cleansing program have been amazed at how fast the problem cleared up. Norman Walkers juices for kidney trouble: 1. 1. 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet, + 3 oz. cucumber 2. 2. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 3. 3. 9 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley 4. 4. 12 oz. carrot + 4 oz. parsley 5. 5. 11 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 2 oz. coconut

Blood Poisoning (Septicemia)


The dictionary defines septicemia as follows: Invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a local seat of infection accompanied especially by chills, fever, and prostration called also blood poisoning. If the blood poisoning arises in a specific area, such as for example in the leg or arm, then we apply cleansing to that location. For gangrene, snake bite or other form of blood poisoning, a poultice of crushed plantain will draw out the poisons. Another approach is to make a strong decoction of marshmallow root and cayenne and immerse the limb in this warm tea as hot as feasible for 5 to 10 minutes. Then immerse in ice water for 3 or 4 minutes. Then back in the marshmallow and cayenne tea (still as hot as possible so reheat this tea and/or add fresh tea as necessary), and then back to the ice water, and back and forth. In addition to local treatments such as described above, take strong anti infection herbal medication by mouth. Take sufficient dosage; dont dabble with puny amounts in an emergency situation. So, for example, take a dropper full of Super Echinacea Tincture every five minutes and finish off two or three ounces of it during the day. But not just the Super Echinacea Tincture, as good as it is and as famous as it is for saving lives from rattlesnake bites, poisonous spiders, etc. Take also a tablespoon full every half hour of Dr. Christophers Anti Plague Formula or the equivalent. Admittedly, in emergencies you may not have everything on hand which you would prefer to have. So, be resourceful it is your life we are trying to save. Do the best you can and do it quickly. Mix up an anti-infection sauce or syrup with the best ingredients you have or can collect in a hurry. A clove of garlic chewed up and swallowed every half hour would be a good start. But better to mix it with other symbiotic ingredients. Include, elecampane powder, golden seal powder, onions, lemon juice, tea tree oil (only a few drops), black walnut hulls powder, and use vegetable glycerin, honey, cucumber or any other good quality base food to blend with. But be sure that garlic features prominently in this mix. Again take a tablespoon every half hour.

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For liquid during this time, drink a strong decoction of chaparral tea. If chaparral is not available, use burdock tea, marshmallow tea, or three parts mullen with three parts lobelia tea. When you get really tired of these teas, take some fresh squeezed citrus juice lemon, orange, and grapefruit mixed or any one of them alone. If the condition doesnt seem to be clearing fast enough and we dont want it to stick around then turn to lobelia for that extra catalytic punch. First take a teaspoon of cayenne in a cup of warm water to start the sweat pouring out. Then while the circulation is in full gear, take a cup of strong lobelia tea, wait two minutes and take another cup. If this isnt enough, take another cup of lobelia tea and another teaspoon of cayenne in warm water. You will likely start throwing up and will also need to sit on the toilet. Have a large container (bowl or pitcher) handy to hold and throw up into while you are sitting on the toilet. This action may go on for an hour or two or more, hope you do enjoy it. But just remember, nobody has ever died from it and it is always very refreshing. After your lobelia purge, shower and rinse off and go back to the therapy described above and keep at it until the septicemia is all gone. It aint over til its over, but it will be if you persist and insist.

Chronic Liver Disease


A friend working in the office with me in South Africa told me she was really worried and had to be very careful. Her forehead was wrinkled and she looked preoccupied. I asked her to please tell me what the matter was. She said she had Hepatitis C and might die if she didnt find a cure, but she didnt think there was a cure. I told her I didnt honestly know exactly what Hepatitis C is or how it is different from Hepatitis A or Hepatitis B. But I said that I could tell from the name that Hepatitis C is some sort of problem in the liver. I recommended that she drink a gallon a day of carrot juice and I told her this would do a good job to clear out the liver. She asked me if there wasnt something else to do and if it really had to be a whole gallon every day. I said yes there are many other things we can do for the liver, but I thought it would be good to keep the program simple to avoid any confusion. And I said yes a whole gallon of carrot juice fresh squeezed every day. She said OK and she did it faithfully. Three weeks later she came to see me, the wrinkles on her forehead were gone, and she said that her blood test was negative they could no longer find any Hepatitis C. The above case proves that at least some cases of chronic liver disease can be cured by carrot juice alone. Large amounts of carrot juice are a very good idea for any liver problem. Carrot juice is one herb that gravitates right to the liver. It is very mild and very effective. You cant overdose on it and you cant go wrong on it. However, the juice combination of two parts carrot, one part beet, and one part cucumber will provide an even more powerful cleansing action and broad spectrum nutrition.

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According to Norman Walker, this combination is specific for the liver and for building good quality blood. Certain traditional herbs have proven very effective at healing the liver and stimulating bile flow from the liver and gall bladder. Among the most famous in the United States are barberry, Oregon grape, and milk thistle. These herbs are often combined with laxative herbs and anti spasmodic and anti flatulence herbs to make effective liver and bowel tonics. Dr. Christophers has two such combinations available in capsules and in bulk one combination is the Liver Formula and the other is the Lower Bowel Formula. Turmeric is very common in India, Africa, and most tropical countries. Until recently it was not much heard of in America or Europe. I did my Masters thesis on this herb and found that it is an excellent herb for the liver and gall bladder and pancreas. In addition, it is a digestive, anti gas, and anti spasmodic. Because it does so many things so effectively, it is a highly superior herb for Chronic Liver Disease. The fresh turmeric roots are better because they contain more life properties, but the powder is also very effective as a liver cleanser. I recommend juicing two or three pieces of fresh turmeric in a quart of carrot juice to get a super liver tonic. Or alternatively, blend fresh turmeric with other foods (e.g. olive oil, peppers, vegetables, etc.) to make a great tasting dip or sauce. If using the powder, it can be put in soups or just in water. A heaping tablespoon in some water will probably create an effective liver dump so stay near the toilet the first time you do it. Chronic Liver Disease is a likely indication of dietary abuse and commonly of alcohol addiction. In Thailand, for example, there is a high incidence of early death among males due to the widespread habit of heavy whiskey consumption. To cure Chronic Liver Disease definitely requires giving up such bad habits. Go on the Wholistic Program, the Incurables Diet, and the juices and herbs recommended above. Even the worst cases of advanced liver cancer have been cured. The liver can revive amazingly when given the proper treatment. A very talented colleague of mine designed and implemented the Rural Electrification Program in Bangladesh. I couldnt believe how skinny, skeleton-like, and tired he looked when I saw him ten years later in Washington, D.C. He told me he had liver cancer and it was incurable. That was before I knew anything about herbology, but still I intuitively rejected such thinking. I tried to argue that there must be some cure. He however had accepted the medical professions pronouncement of incurability and his will to even think about getting well had been broken. I still feel sad when I remember him I lost a friend. Dont be like this frozen in inaction. Liver disease has been cured. I met one lady at the Optimum Health Institute in San Diego who said she had liver cancer 30 years ago and now it is all gone. She cured it with carrot, beet, and celery juice. Liver Cancer can be cured, it is true, believe it and if you have liver disease get busy and beat it. Norman Walkers juices for liver trouble: 1. 1. 16 oz. carrot

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10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 6 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 11 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 2 oz. coconut 9 oz. carrot + 5. oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley 9 oz. carrot + 3 oz. dandelion + 4 oz. lettuce

Parkinsons
Websters dictionary defines Parkinsons disease as a chronic progressive nervous disease of later life that is marked by tremor and weakness of resting muscles and by a peculiar gait. Its also called paralysis agitans and shaking palsy. In the Save Your Life Video collection by Sam Biser, Richard Schultz describes the treatment which cured a severe case of Parkinsons disease. When he was in my office, I thought he was hammering something. I realized that it was the combination of his knee hitting the top of the desk and his foot bouncing on the floor. He was pretty uptight, but he couldnt stop, and his right hand was shaking. The treatment included lots of massage to the extremities to loosen up the tight muscles and lobelia and other nervine herbs both internally and externally. Hot towels soaked in a strong tea of nervine herbs like lobelia, black cohosh, and skullcap were applied on the arms and legs. Hot and cold packs were also applied. We had him on large doses of black and blue cohosh, blue vervain, skullcap, lobelia, skunk cabbage, wild yam, B&B Tincture, separate doses of lobelia, a lot of juices for him. He also did some deep body work on the spine. He started doing fomentations of these herbs on the whole body and taking bathes in them. He also did work on his bowel: This guy had horrible digestion and constipation. The result was: in 6 to 8 months he had no tremors at all. For Parkinsons, do the Wholistic Program, stay on the Incurables Diet, and do lots of massage and nervine herbs both internally and externally.

HIV
HIV is a virus that often (but not always) accompanies AIDS. Some people believe it causes AIDS disarms the immune system and allows other diseases to invade the body. But many investigators believe HIV is harmless and AIDS is caused by inoculations, medications, diet, pollution, and other environmental factors causing immune weakness. There is a lot of alarm about the AIDS Epidemic and there are many statistics about the numbers of persons who have supposedly died from HIV/AIDS. But in reality these people died from various diseases such as cancer, tuberculosis, pneumonia, malaria, malnutrition, and so on.

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However, many thousands of people have cured themselves of AIDS and many have actually tested negative for HIV after curing the AIDS. So whatever the actual effect of HIV is, the fact is that AIDS can be cured and HIV can be eliminated. When a person tests positive for HIV, he should go on the Wholistic Program with the Incurables Diet. He should also do the treatments for the specific diseases he has, if any. Because the HIV virus is present, anti viral herbs such as Echinacea, Golden Seal, Pau D Arco, Usnia, Burdock, Elderberry, Garlic, St Johns Wort, Hyssop, and Red Clover should be included in large amounts. Tea Tree Oil is good on the skin. The immune system will gobble up the HIV virus just like any other virus if you just give it the right tools to do so. There have been thousands of cases where the diseases disappeared and the HIV virus could no longer be found in the blood.

Male Diseases
Prostate
Use hot and cold packs between the testicles and the anus really stimulate the prostate. Do enemas of red clover, chaparral, and other alterative herbs. Drink saw palmetto tea. Avoid animal foods (including eggs and diary) and the growth hormones contained therein. Follow the program for Kidney Failure rigorously to clean up the entire urinary area including the prostate.

Impotency
The primary cause is malnutrition which over time results in poor circulation and hormone imbalance. Pharmaceutical drugs are another big cause. The solution is contained in the Wholistic Program and getting off all medications. Certain herbs are known to be strengthening to male sexual energy. Garlic is excellent for strengthening all systems including male and female sexual organs. Cayenne is number one for improving circulation. Ginseng using the fresh root has tremendous power to rejuvenate the whole body including the sexual system. Richard Schultzs Male Formula has the following herbs: Ginseng, Eleuthero, Saw Palmetto, Yohimbe, Sarsaparilla, Oat seed, Kola nut, and ginger.

Female Diseases
Menstruation
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root, ginger, red raspberry leaves, squaw vine, and uva ursi. This formula was successful in many cases of menstruation problems. Richard Schultz developed a Female Formula consisting of the following herbs: Dongquai root, Chaste Tree berry, Wild Yam root, Damiana leaf, hops flower, and licorice root in alcohol tincture. He wrote about it: I used this herbal formula in my clinic with tremendous success. It regulates and balances female hormones during puberty and menopause and alleviates symptoms such as menstrual cramps, headaches, sensitive breasts, mood swings, anxiety, insomnia, irritability, depression, anger, nervousness, water retention/bloating, weight gain, hot flashes, hair loss, and dry vaginal tissue. It regulates and normalizes the menstrual cycle and relieves associated menstrual problems. Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS): During the last week of the female cycle before the bleeding starts there is a drop in production of the hormones estrogen and progesterone except in the most healthy of females, which is very rare in modern life. Typical physical symptoms include fluid retention, breast fullness, tenderness and pain, acne, nausea, and vomiting. But in many cases the emotional symptoms are much worse than the physical symptoms, as is explained by Richard Schultz: extreme sensitivity and irritability to the point of breakdown, crying for no apparent reason, extreme insecurity and loss of selfworth and self-esteem, total indecisiveness, intense outbursts of anger, loss of self control, and feeling sick about your existence. For PMS, Richard Schultz modified his Female Formula and added nervine and diuretic herbs to deal with the emotional problems and the water retention. This formula he calls Fem +. It has the nervines valerian root, passionflower, and lobelia and the diuretics uva ursi and corn silk added to the Female Formula described above. Herbal formulas such as the ones described above can work wonders for menstruation and PMS problems. But the real cure is in the Wholistic Program. Also, we need to make sure that the diet includes foods high in the nutrients the body needs to make hormones, keep the nervous system on even balance, and eliminate excess fluids. The diet should include lots of young sprouts because they are very high in hormones. The green juices are also very important including grass juice. Norman Walkers juices for menstruation are: 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz spinach 12 oz. carrot + 4 oz. parsley 9 oz. carrot + 7 oz. fennel 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach The parsley and fennel in these juice combinations will reduce excess liquid retention and feed the nervous systems.

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Menopause
Menopause is the end of menstruation. In healthy women this time is uneventful the menstruation just stops. But for many women this is a very stressful time with emotional and physical upheavals including hot flashes, depression, and insomnia. The estrogen production drops off causing much of the problem. The medical answer is hormone replacement but the problem with this is that estrogen therapy causes diseases including breast cancer and uterine cancer. It is not recommended to take hormones. Instead it is recommended to take foods high in nutrients which enable the body to produce estrogen and other needed hormones. One good herbal formula for this purpose is Dr. Christophers Change Eze which includes black cohosh, sarsaparilla, ginseng, blessed thistle herb, licorice root, false unicorn root and squaw vine. These herbs being foods can never overdose like the hormone therapy can. The best cure is in following the Wholistic Program and including lots of young sprouts and green leafy vegetables in the diet. These foods are high in natural hormones and estrogens. Norman Walkers juices for menopause are: 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz spinach 7 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 4 oz. lettuce + 2 oz. turnip 9 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 4 oz. pomegranate 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach

Other Diseases and Conditions


Acne
Acne is the body cleansing through the skin rather than the bowels and urinary system. The primary cause of acne is cooked food, fried food, and especially animal food and diary. Another cause is starchy cooked food such as bread, pasta, cooked potatoes, etc. The best cure is to eat exclusively raw foods, sprouts, and fresh squeezed juices. Carrot and potato juice combination is very effective in clearing up acne. This cure may result in increased acne for a few days of weeks but will surely work and the acne will disappear for good. In a severe case of acne or boils in addition to changing the diet you can drink a good blood cleansing tea to speed up the process. Burdock and chaparral and echinacea and horseradish will work well to clear up skin blemishes. Topically, a drawing poultice such as the cancer poultice, or just some Bentonite clay or slippery elm, or potato peals will draw up and help clear up the acne more rapidly but this is not really necessary provided the diet is strictly cleared up instead. If there is any infection and/or to prevent infection, apply tea tree oil, oil of garlic, or some other antiseptic herbal preparation. If a parasitic condition is suspected use black walnut powder and/or tincture and see also Parasite Cleanse and Impetigo.

Adrenal Fatigue and Addisons Disease

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Addisons disease is an extreme condition of adrenal failure where the adrenal glands entirely stop functioning. It is characterized by blotchy pigment appearing suddenly on large parts of the body, intolerance to heat or cold, reduction in capacity for muscular work, weakness, inability to stand any stress or emotional excitement, whether positive or negative, sometimes nervous breakdown or even insanity, complete exhaustion, feeling that one is going to die, inability to digest food, and other similar symptoms. Licorice, hawthorn, and sarsaparilla contain food for the adrenals and have helped in reducing adrenal fatigue. Mullen and lobelia formula is a tonic for any glandular problem and works well on the adrenals as on all glands. The cause of adrenal problems is primarily the diet and accumulation of waste matter. The Wholistic Program will correct these causes. Simultaneously, for a quicker cure of the adrenal problems Norman Walkers recommendation is a high organic sodium program of fresh juices and particularly Romaine lettuce, beet, spinach, celery, and Swiss chard juices. Fresh-raw carrot juice was added to all or any of the above juices with much benefit. In some extreme cases, some fresh-raw goats milk with carrot juice was found helpful.

Allergies
Allergies are caused by accumulated garbage or by malnutrition related weakness in some part of the body. Allergies generally will go away after one stays on the Incurables Program for a time. Sometimes, as a special help we recommend to take large quantities of the substance causing he allergy. This can sometimes trigger a rapid cleansing reaction. For example, if cayenne causes diarrhea, take lots of cayenne and clean out the bowel. If citrus causes a cough, take lots of citrus and cough better. Etc. But this idea is not a good idea if the reaction is too unpleasant, in which case we recommend milder methods of cleansing and nourishing at first. Norman Walkers juices for allergies: 1. 1. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 2. 2. 16 oz. carrot 3. 3. 10 oz carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber

Anemia
The Wholistic Program and the recommended diets therein will correct anemia, but for specific focus on rapid elimination of the anemia condition it is recommended to take large quantities of fresh raw foods high in organic iron, magnesium, and other organic minerals. Specific foods for this include: carrot and beet juice combination, carrot and spinach juice combination, berries (all red and blue and black berries), and sea vegetables. Norman Walkers juices for anemia: 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach

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10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 9 oz. carrot + 7 oz. fennel 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach

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Arthritis, Rheumatism, and Gout


Calcium and inflammation builds up in the joints and tissues, due mostly drinking hard waters and to the devitalized diet with sugars and concentrated starches in excess. The first step is to get a good water purification system in your house and drink only pure water. The next step is to follow the Incurables diet with juices and herbal teas. One of the best herbs for any joint problem is burdock. Relief often comes very fast when one drinks quarts of burdock tea daily. One time I woke up with a shoulder joint so sore that I could not move my right arm at all. The arm just hung useless. The day before I had lifted a heavy object and damaged the joint without realizing it and inflammation set in. Using my left arm only, I drove to the health store and got several pounds of fresh burdock root, brought it home, pealed it, cut it in pieces, and blended it with water. By the next day, the arm was mobile again and the pain was almost completely gone. Dr. Christopher and other herbalists tell of many cases where burdock alone has cured the worst cases of arthritis that could not walk. By taking quarts after quarts of burdock tea or burdock drink, they regained full use of their legs, arms, fingers, and backs. Dr. Shook wrote that Irish Moss, Bladderwrack, and Flaxseed contain curative salts and trace minerals to aid in correction of arthritic conditions. Make up a solution and take several ounces per day. Horsetail tea or Dr. Christophers Calcium Combination which contains horsetail, oat straw, comfrey, and lobelia should also be taken two or more cups per day. The provide silicon and have been found to be very good for curing arthritic conditions. Externally, hot and cold packs assist in getting circulation to the area. Simultaneously, Deep Heating Balm from Dr. Christopher or Richard Schultz or homemade with menthol crystals in them will penetrate and give relief from the arthritis pain and inflammation. Norman Walkers juices for arthritis: 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 16 oz. grapefruit 16 oz. lettuce 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 9 oz. carrot + 7 oz. celery

The rationale for these 4 juices in the above sequence is given by Norman Walker as follows: (1) The grapefruit juice dissolves the calcium and mineral deposits (2) the lettuce juice keeps these more or less in suspension long enough for (3) the carrot and spinach to eliminate them from the body and (4) the carrot and celery juice helps to rebuild and regenerate the cartilage and joints. This process is usually painful more so

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at certain times than at others; but we have seen many sufferers go through it and in time become more active than ever before.

Athletes Foot
Athletes foot is a fungus infection between the toes. It occurs when the space between the toes stays moist for too long. Wash and dry off the area. Apply tea tree oil using a finger with tea tree oil on it. Then immediately get more tea tree oil on the finger, touch some black walnut hulls powder with the finger, and rub this powder onto the areas with the Athletes Foot. Keep applying the tea tree oil and black walnut hulls powder to the area every hour or so. The fungus will disappear. It is important to get air circulating between the toes. The fungus can only live in a moist place, so it is necessary to dry off the space between the toes. One way to do this is to put a piece of cotton ball between the toes to hold them apart. Also, it is good to wear open sandals or flip-flops which let he air circulate around the toes. Try putting your feet up in front of a fan for a few minutes to make sure the spaces between the toes get dry. Innovate and find a way. Norman Walkers juices for athletes foot: 1. 1. 16 oz. carrot 2. 2. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 3. 3. 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber

Bleeding
Cayenne powder applied on a bleeding wound will stop the bleeding within seconds. Cayenne taken by the mouth will do the same. Do both and get double action. Dont worry about the cayenne being on the area, it actually cuts the pain and doesnt burn. It is anti-biotical and increases healing circulation around the area where it is applied.

Bone and Tooth Decay


Bone and tooth decay occurs when the body needs the materials in the bones and teeth for some higher priority tissues such as the heart muscle for example or to make a baby is another example. So, the body in desperation robs the bones and teeth for emergency repairs elsewhere. This desperate situation has arisen because of a deficient diet high in sugars and devitalized starches and low in life qualities. The Maintenance Diet or the Incurables Diet will reverse this situation. These diets have an abundance of organic calcium, so no supplementation of calcium is necessary. However, do supplement with foods rich in iron and magnesium and silicon, essential elements for building body tissues and binding calcium in the bones. Examples of such foods include wheat grass juice, sprouts, sea vegetables, beets, spinach, kale, collard, Swiss chard, dandelion, apples, ginger, and turmeric. Juices are the most usable form but salads are excellent too.

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Vitamin D is essential for strong bones and a deficiency of Vitamin D will lead to bone decay. Sun baths, cod liver oil, and eggs are good sources of Vitamin D. Exercise such as running, walking, swimming, weight lifting, and so on is also essential for maintaining bone mass. Norman Walkers juices for bone and tooth decay: 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 11 oz. carrot + 3 oz. dandelion + 2 oz. turnip 8 oz. carrot + 5 oz. lettuce + 3 oz. spinach 9 oz. carrot + 3 oz. dandelion + 4 oz. lettuce

Burns
Dr. Christopher used a burn ointment of honey and wheat germ oil mixed with comfrey leaf or root powder applied think over the burn and kept thick so that the air did not penetrate. This worked well also for cases of accidents where flesh and bone were damaged or removed the missing parts grew back and no scars remained. Aloe vera gel is specific and outstanding for burns. It is probably the best choice if you can get it. The fresh gel from the leaf is superior, but some of the commercially available gels are acceptable. Calendula (marigold flower) is another cell growth generator like comfrey. It is more commonly used in Germany than in the United States. Oil of calendula is very healing for burns. Calendula paste can be made with a thick mucilaginous herb such as slippery elm or mucilage of comfrey root. Potato peals have been used to cover burns instead of bandages. The peals are antiseptic and do not stick to the blood and lymph like bandages do. This was discovered in a hospital in Bombay when money was not available to buy bandages. Internally, comfrey and calendula tea will help to speed up the healing. Drink continuously every hour or half hour fresh squeezed juices especially carrot, beet, lettuce, celery, and cucumber.

Depression
Depression is very common with serious diseases. Vigorous aerobic exercise for those who can do it will reduce the depression. Negative thoughts actually make diseases worse and so happiness is part of the disease therapy. Learn to tell jokes and practice doing it. Get out of your routine and do new things. Practice positive affirmations. Do

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deep breathing. Do sunbaths. A congested liver causes depression because the liver can not remove the chemicals causing the depression. Do repeated liver flushes and lots of carrot juice. Do the hot bath routine and hot and cold packs. Norman Walkers juices: For insanity: 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 9 oz. carrot +7 oz. celery

For melancholia: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 16 oz. cucumber 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach 16 oz. spinach 9 oz. carrot + 7 oz. Celery

Diarrhea and Indigestion


Bayberry powder is specific for any digestive problem. It will often stop diarrhea within hours. Mix one teaspoon in a glass of water and swallow. Other herbs to use if bayberry is not available include oak bark powder and tumeric powder. In a case of acute diarrhea, Dr. Shook recommends a strong dose of turkey rhubarb to kill off the invaders. But discontinue the turkey rhubarb as soon as the infection is under control, because turkey rhubarb is a laxative herb. Read carefully and follow the applicable the parts of the Bowel Cleansing section including especially recommendations for flax seeds, marshmallow, slippery elm, activated charcoal, Bentonite clay, and other foods which absorb impurities. For indigestion, fennel is specific, both fennel seed tea and fennel juice. Celery is a close relative of fennel and celery seed and celery juice will also work. Many of the culinary herbs are digestive including cardamom, bay leaves, cumin, sage, rosemary, and thyme. A spicy soup with celery and fennel and culinary herbs would be excellent as a digestive tonic. Stay strictly on the recommended diet and while the diarrhea or indigestion persists stay on juices and herbal teas.

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Eczema
Burdock is probably the best rapid cleansing herb for skin problems including eczema. If you can get the fresh root, blend it and strain it and drink quarts daily until the condition clears. Calendula tea, chamomile tea, and chickweed tea have worked well in cases of eczema. Drink and apply on the area. Infuse olive oil in calendula flowers and apply on the area as well. Wheat germ oil with calendula would be even better because of the Vitamin E and healing properties of wheat germ oil, but it needs to be kept refrigerated and can spoil quickly. According to Norman Walker, eczema is an inflammatory condition of the skin due to excessive acidity of the lymph glands. Also, the elimination through the pores of the skin of waste matter which should really pass out through the kidneys and bowels. The long term cure is in the diet. Follow the Wholistic Program. Norman Walkers juices for eczema: 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 parsley + 3 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 16 oz. spinach

Ear Infections
Dr. Christopher recommends using oil of garlic in the ears to kill ear infections. Make oil of garlic by cutting several cloves of garlic in pieces and covering with olive oil for 3 days, strain into a dropper bottle, and it is ready. Fill the ear canal with this oil and insert a piece of cotton ball into the outer ear opening to sop up the oil when it comes out of the ear. This works well. No need to go to the doctor about ear infections. After several years of using oil of garlic, I was reading about the properties and uses of Tea Tree Oil and decided to use it. Now I mix about one part Tea Tree Oil to 10 parts Olive Oil in a dropper bottle and use this instead of the oil of garlic. The preparation time is much faster, because you dont have to wait 3 days and the smell is more pleasant. But both work very well.

Epilepsy
Seraphine had epilepsy from infancy until age 17 when I first met her. The seizures were both short and long. The long ones lasted up to 5 minutes and were grotesque leaving her exhausted and dazed. I took her to a doctor in Nairobi and he gave her Tegritin and kept increasing the dose up to 600 mg per day when the seizures stopped. But the drug really sedated her to a barely walking zombie. This was when I was just starting to learn about herbs. I listened to Dr. Christophers audio tapes where he talks about how he was able to cure the most stubborn case of epilepsy in a little boy using a formula of equal parts of Black Cohosh, Blue Cohosh, Blue Vervain, Skullcap, and Lobelia in alcohol tincture by 54

mouth an in the ears and rubbed on the base of the neck where the motor nerve is. So, I started her on this formula while also increasing the amount of fresh fruit and vegetable and juices in her diet. Every two weeks I decreased the dosage of Tegritin by 100 mg down to zero after three months. Now it has been 13 years since her last seizure and she is doing fine. The epilepsy was cured by providing nutrition to the nervous system and especially to the motor nerve. 16 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach 9 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. Parsley

Eyes
Norman Walker in his book entitled Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices says that endive juice (endive is the curly type of lettuce) is especially high in nutrients for the optic nerve and optic muscles. Parsley juice is specific for the optic nerve also. Norman Walkers recommended juices for Eye Trouble are: 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 7 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. endive + 2 oz. parsley Referring to the third combination above the book says: "One or two pints daily of this combination has frequently corrected eye trouble in the course of a few months to the extent that normal vision was regained making the use of glasses unnecessary." (page 39 in the chapter on endive juice) The herbal combination for eye drops which I use comes from Dr. Christopher at 1-800453-1406. It is called Eyebright Tincture. This is excellent for cleaning and reconditioning the eyes. If you don't have an eyecup, just use a plastic bottle top. In her book entitled Be Your Own Doctor, Ann Wigmore says that sprouts and wheat grass juice have restored vision. They are high in life factors because they are foods in the rapid growth stage.

Fatigue
Fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome imply an immune weakness. Avoid foods the body perceives as an immune threat such as sugar, dairy, and meat. Avoid coffee, black tea, chocolate, and caffeine drinks which burn out the adrenals and derange the nervous system.

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Possible causes of chronic tired feeling could be any of the following: Candida: See Candida Cleansing. Anemia: See Anemia. Pancreas: See Diabetes. Thyroid: See Thyroid. Adrenal Deficiency: See Adrenals. Norman Walkers juices for fatigue: 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber

Fever Diseases
The body produces a fever on purpose. A fever is good, not bad. The common practice of suppressing a fever is a big mistake. The fever is a necessary part of the immune response. The immune system heats up the body so that it can move faster to capture and gobble up the invaders. It has actually been observed under the electron microscope that the T Killer Cells and the Macrophages in the blood move faster when the body temperature rises. Exposure to cold can lower the bodys defenses, can bring on disease, and can even cause death. If the metabolism is high, cold is invigorating. But when the metabolism is weak, cold is deadly. For thousands of years, natural healers have been building fevers to assist the body to fight infections and throw off impurities. This has been done variously in hot bathes and hot rooms with steam or dry. Wrapping with towels and blankets is another way. Drink hot sweating teas to replenish the body liquids and accelerate the cleansing action of perspiration. One of the famous herbs for high fever diseases like malaria is Chinchona or Peruvian Bark. This herb has been used in South America for hundreds of years with amazing success. A component of this herb is quinine which the medical profession has used to fight malaria. But this component in its isolated state is a toxic poison which makes the patient deathly ill while killing the malaria infection. The whole herb is not toxic and no harm comes from using it. Quinine can cause deafness and death, so it is not recommended to use it. In Africa, there grows a tall tree with thick bark called the Heartthorn Tree. I saw some of these trees at the Kichwa Tembo Resort in the Masai Mara in Kenya. The inner bark

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is very hot like cayenne and it is one of the local cures used for high fever diseases. I can imagine a tea of this bark would really make you sweat! In the United States the Quaking Aspen or White Popular inner bark can be used for high fever diseases. No need to go to South America or Africa. If you dont have any of these preferred herbs, then use any good sweating tea. See the section on Flu and Pneumonia for recommendations on such teas and on how to make a hot bath for fighting infection. Also, see the section on Respiratory Diseases for discussion of elecampane and its many uses. Norman Walkers juices: for malaria fever: 7. 7. 16 oz. carrot 8. 8. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 9. 9. 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 10. 10. juice of one whole lemon + 4 oz grated horse radish 11. 11. 8 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 3 oz. radish 12. 12. 16 oz. spinach for typhoid: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 8 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 3 oz. beet 9 oz. carrot +7 oz. celery 16 oz. celery

Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a condition with aches all over, especially in the muscles a kind of widespread rheumatism. It is often accompanied by depression, fatigue, insomnia, and irregular heartbeat. Follow the wholistic program and the program for arthritis, rheumatism, and gout and the condition will clear.

Gangrene
Dr. Christopher tells about curing gangrene by immersing the leg in a thick tea of marshmallow root and cayenne. This can be pretty hot and intense, but it is important to include the cayenne. Without cayenne the marshmallow may not penetrate sufficiently.

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See also Septicemia (Blood Poisoning).

Headaches
A headache can be caused by constipation, dehydration, or stress. Tight muscles in the head are usually at fault. So, obviously clean the bowel, drink more liquids, take a break from stressful activities, and massage the area. There may also be some temporary nutritional deficiency such as a shortage of Vitamin C which can be cured by some simple drink such as fresh squeezed citrus juice. There are some good herbal applications which 90% of the time make the headache disappear in two seconds or so. One of these is a teaspoon of cayenne in a cup of warm water. You dont believe me. Well, I have seen it work dozens of times, so just try it and see. Another herbal application is peppermint oil applied on the temples, nose, lips, below the eyes, and two drops in the mouth. Be very sure not to touch the eyes with this oil. Breath deep through the nose and the mouth. Blow your nose and clear it out. The eyes may water as well. Just like with the cayenne, this works about 90% of the time. I have gotten rid of headaches by doing some vigorous exercise like yard work, jogging, or even just a long walk. Norman Walkers juices for headaches: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 8 oz. carrot + 5 oz. lettuce + 3 oz. spinach 16 oz. spinach

Hearing
Dr. Joseph Sabri, an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist told me about the many operations he has done to correct hearing problems. He said that many, many times he has seen the inner bones of the ear fused together with calcification and the ear clogged with wax. Ringing in the ears is a sign that hardening and clogging is taking place in the ears. This needs to be reversed by cleansing and nourishing the area. Norman Walkers juices for deafness: 1. 1. 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 2. 2. 9 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley

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3. 3. 8 oz. carrot + 5 oz. + 3 oz. radish 4. 4. juice of one whole lemon + 4 oz grated horse radish

Hernia
A hernia is the protrusion of any internal organ from its normal position due to lack of tone in the surrounding membranes. Norman Walkers juices for hernia: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 3 oz. spinach + 2 parsley 16 oz. spinach

Herpes (Shingles)
Herpes Simples Type II (genital herpes) according to Britannica Encyclopedia is likely to have an active stage of 4 to 6 weeks. Recurrences of herpes genital infection are not uncommon and may be associated with emotional stress, trauma, other infections, or menstruation. Symptoms may not be as severe in recurrent infections as in the initial one. A variety of treatments have been used for genital herpes, but none is entirely satisfactory. Drying agents such as alcohol, sprits of camphor, and ether have been used. Other methods of treatment include the use of ointments and creams, topical anesthetics, and antiseptic solutions. In the early 1980s no satisfactory vaccine had been found, but experiments with transfer factor and interferon appeared to show promise. If a person continues with the Standard American Diet (SAD) and stressful lifestyle then this view is likely correct. But the immune system does goggle up viruses. And all viruses can be eliminated by the immune system if it is strong enough. Any medical experiments need to be avoided completely because they only destroy the immune system. Interferon for example, interferes with the immune system as the name implies and the list of its harmful side effects to be found in The Physicians Desk Reference is truly scary. Just ask to see the PDR at the reference section of the library and look up interferon. The statement that such experiments show promise is typical of the rouse to lure people into using harmful drugs which dont cure and in fact destroy the immune system destroying the very thing which is needed for the cure. This is the same story with all other diseases: the medical profession doesnt have a cure for any of them, but they still want to sell medications and procedures to treat them. These are expensive, do no good, and do much harm. Avoid them like the plague actually I would rather have the plague, because I know how to cure that. The cure for genital herpes is really very simple: cleanse, nourish, and assist the immune system to destroy the virus. The virus is feeding on garbage in the body. Strengthen the

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immune system, so that the immune system can clean out the garbage and repair any damaged tissues and the condition can be cured. Simultaneously, take antiviral herbs and foods which will specifically arm the immune system against viruses and the process can be speeded up. Apply vegetable glycerin over the affected areas and leave it on as long as possible. If necessary, apply a cloth over the glycerin and hold in place with plastic and clothing before washing off. Dr. Shook wrote that glycerin is the greatest solvent known and he specifically recommended it as effective for herpes. Douche with a tea of bayberry root powder and insert suppositories made from bayberry and vegetable glycerin. Some slippery elm bark power can be mixed with the bayberry to give the suppository more firmness. The suppositories can be placed in the freezer to harden them. Golden seal root power can be included as well and this would be a really super combination. Bayberry is the mainstay of Samuel Thompsons famous herbal program which he promoted in the 1830s and 1840s in the USA. Bayberry is proven effective for all problems of the mucus membrane and is specifically used in l problems. Golden seal is a similar healer and though less astringent is highly antiviral.

Impetigo
Impetigo is an acute contagious staphylococcal or streptococcal skin disease characterized by vesicles, pustules, and yellowish crusts. My mother got these. They looked like large black pimples. They were treated with antibiotics, but kept coming back. In some cases they become so bad as to cover large areas and form large crusts. For a case of impetigo, take black walnut leaves, bark, or hulls internally and apply as a fomentation, tincture, or poultice externally. Drink a quart of the tea or take a large tablespoon of the powder daily. Keep the application on the skin day and night and keep it moist with more black walnut tea, tincture or poultice as needed. Usually clears within a week or so. Some other anti-fungal herbs will work as well. Neem which is very common in India will surely work. But black walnut never fails and is readily available in the United States.

Infection
Infection anywhere in the body can be cured by garlic. For internal infection, eat a clove of garlic every hour. You can peal a bunch of garlic and put it in the blender with olive oil and make a garlic paste. In that case, take a teaspoon every hour. This will fight infection wherever the blood stream goes.

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On the surface, you can use oil of garlic. Make oil of garlic by soaking chopped garlic in olive oil for three days, strain and keep in an amber bottle. An alternative to garlic for external use is Tea Tree Oil. It can be applied straight or it can be mixed with a base oil such as olive oil or almond oil. Thyme Oil is also highly anti-biotical and equal to Tea Tree Oil. Two or three drops of these essential oils can be taken internally to fight infection, but not more because in larger doses they are toxic. Many barks are anti-biotical and can fight infection. These include golden seal which Dr. Christopher calls the healer of healers. Apply the powder of golden seal to any infected area and it will clear the infection. Taken internally, golden seal is also very effective. Other barks are often used for infection, such as oak bark and walnut bark they are not as strongly anti-biotical but for a mild infection they do work. In India, turmeric and neem are very commonly used for infection. The powder of either or both of these is made into a paste with water and applied on the infected area.

Insomnia
Insomnia is the chronic inability to go to sleep or stay asleep throughout the night. Nervine herbs can often overcome this problem. One combination Dr. Christophers used successfully for insomnia is called Relax Eze. It contains black cohosh, capsicum, hops flowers, lady's slipper, lobelia, skullcap, valerian, wood betony and mistletoe. The recommended dosage is three cups per day. Norman Walkers juices for insomnia are: 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 9 oz. carrot + 7 oz. celery Get plenty of exercise with good aerobic effect and blood circulation and sleep will come more easily. Walk barefoot on the ground outside to ground your body and release the static electricity from your body. I know of several cases where insomnia disappeared after completing a Candida Cleanse. Clearing out the fungus overgrowth enabled the body to resume normal sleep patterns. I know of other cases where hormone imbalances appear to have been causing the insomnia. In those cases, the key was found in providing the foods the body needed to produce the correct hormones. In general, following the Wholistic Program will cure insomnia in most cases.

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Lazy Eye
My daughter had this problem and it was cured in just two sessions with Dr. Harry Wachs, an optometrist in vision development through appropriate eye exercises. See Explore Your Intelligence for more on this.

Leprosy
This ancient disease still exists all around the world. It is caused by the same dead diet and poor lifestyle as cause most other diseases. The Wholistic Program, the Incurables Diet, and large amounts of anti-biotical herbs such as garlic, chaparral, thyme, tea tree oil, red clover, grass juice, and echinacea will cure it. Herbal baths and fomentations using antiseptic herbs like chaparral and thyme are called for. Application to the effected fingers, toes, and other body parts of super draw black poultice, XCeptic, and similar herbal salves and creams will give relief and help stop the progressive rot. The medical profession uses isolation and strong drugs which suppress the leprosy while destroying the patients vitality and immune system. Tea tree oil and thyme oil could be added to a base of wheat germ oil and applied on the whole body. Cancer treatments and daily schedules can be used as a model and modified as appropriate to adjust for local availabilities and conditions. As soon as the decay is in check use restorative herbs such as aloe vera, calendula, and comfrey to repair the tissue damage.

Malaria
See Fever Diseases.

Neuromuscular Diseases Including Multiple Sclerosis and Muscular Dystrophy


Neuromuscular diseases are diseases resulting in deterioration of the nerves and muscles. Because their recommended treatments are similar, they are discussed together here. Within the Incurables Diet, foods for the nerves and muscles should be emphasized to provide the missing nutrients to the neuromuscular systems. These foods include immune system herbs, nervine herbs, stimulant herbs, and nutrient herbs which are easy to digest and assimilate. Specifically recommended are the following: o Flax seeds which provide essential fatty acids. Get the whole seeds and blend them with water, garlic, apple cider, vinegar and spices to taste.

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o Nutritional yeast and sprouted grains including wheat, barley, and oats to provide the B vitamins and proteins needed. Acetylcoline is the B Complex nutrient that is the nerve impulse transmitter and is found in sprouts. Eat large amounts at least one big bowl per day. o Sea vegetables such as kelp and dulse, alfalfa, and black walnut hulls powder for organic minerals including organic iodine. Take two tablespoons or more daily. o Fresh juices at least two quarts daily. Apple is high in the building blocks for nerves and muscles. So is the combination of carrot and spinach. Parsley is a specific for nerves and two ounces per day will do wonders. Wheatgrass juice provides all the nutrients needed by nerves and muscles start with two ounces per day and work up to ten to twelve ounces per day. o Gingko for circulation in the extremities. o The nerve formula, B and B formula, skullcap, St Johns Wort, and Oats for the nerves. o Burdock for cleansing the muscles. The fresh root is best. Blend a large root in a quart of water and drink daily. o Lobelia is the catalyst herb for this condition. Use small amounts and increase to large amounts with emetic effect and resetting of the whole system. o Hydrotherapy, massage, skin brushing, and foot reflexology daily focused on the affected nerve and muscle complexes. o Apply compresses and fomentations of herbs on the affected areas. Experiment with combinations of the above mentioned herbs. o Include vegetable glycerin in this program. Make herb teas of the above mentioned herbs and preserve them with 25 percent vegetable glycerin. Glycerin penetrates the tissues and pulls out impurities. o Make sure of positive affirmations such as I am strong. I am powerful. I love life. Etc. o Hot and cold on the area. Ice packs and hot water bottles. Immersion in hot teas and ice water. Accelerate with herbs including cayenne and the stimulant herbs. o Make a vegetable glycerin tincture of horseradish and apply to the affected areas. Also take internally.

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o Purge the idea that this is hereditary without a cure. Everyone has a weakness in some systems of the body, but they are all curable. These conditions have all been cured before and sometimes within weeks. Build up the tempo and keep doing more. Implement the Holist Program in its entirety including the six cleanses. Dont forget deep breathing which is very important for the muscles and nerves. Dont forget sunbaths to get the life energy back into the tissues. Norman Walkers juices for multiple sclerosis: 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 12 oz. carrot + 4 oz. parsley 9 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach

Overweight
The number one reason why people are overweight is that they are not getting all the right nutrition. They have malnutrition. They are getting enough food, but something is missing in the food. Also, their digestion and assimilation are below par which contributes to the malnutrition as well. As a result, they have a kind of hidden hunger and are always hungry, even after eating a large meal. To get down to the right weight the key is to provide proper nutrition through improved diet, digestion, and assimilation of nutrients. The correct diet is the Maintenance Diet. Just going on to this diet will often result in the weight coming down towards normal weight. All 6 cleanses and especially the Candida, parasite, and bowel cleanses will improve the digestion and assimilation. After completing the Candida, parasite, and bowel cleanses while staying on the Maintenance Diet, then it is recommended to go onto a liquid diet for 30 days with no solid food and only juices and herbal teas. Then go back on the Maintenance Diet for 30 days. Then have only juices and herbal teas for 30 days. Keep alternating like this every 30 days until the weight and general health are normal. After that, stay on the Maintenance Diet with plenty of fresh air and exercise. What we are doing by this program is feeding the body with what it really needs in terms of nutrition while at the same time keeping calories well below the break even point, so the pounds come right off. During this program, experiment with different teas to find which ones reduce hunger and improve digestion. Good teas to try would include pau d arco, yarrow, peppermint, blessed thistle, catnip and fennel combination, burdock, comfrey, marshmallow, and three parts mullen with one part lobelia combination,.

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Much of the overweight may be due to swollen internal organs rather than to accumulations of fat. Use the emollient, demulcent, and mucilaginous foods and herbs to remove this swelling from the internal tissues. A quart or more of fresh blended burdock root drink will do wonders to cleanse all the tissues. Slippery elm, marshmallow, flax, and okra in large quantities daily will soak up the impurities, remove excess fluids, and act as anti-inflammatory aids. Exercise of a steady aerobic type is a key to burning up calories and moving the blood and lymph. Do long distance walking and swimming. Do weight lifting with small weights and many reps. Build up to as many hours per day as possible. I was overweight as a child and then at the age of 11 I got a Washington Post Newspaper route and delivered newspapers for two hours daily. Then I started doing yard work on the weekends for $1 per hour and worked as long as 14 hours in one day of physical labor. Within a couple of years this exercise program plus eating lots of apples took the excess pounds off. Norman Walkers juices for obesity: 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 11 oz. carrot + 5 oz. cabbage 16 oz. spinach

Polio
The polio vaccine is dangerous, has been known to cause polio, and is definitely not recommended. Norman Walker wrote The virus causing this disease cannot exist in healthy tissue. More infantile paralysis could probably be traced to the consumption of pasteurized milk, sugar, starches, cereals, and to soft drinks than to any other cause. Dr. Christopher told of a person who recovered completely and was able to walk and run after being crippled by polio. This was done following the Incurables Program and using comfrey and BF&C combination fomentations on the legs and spine. When the polio attack is active, follow the Wholistic Program, the Incurables Diet, and the treatment for viruses described under HIV. Norman Walkers juices for polio are: 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 9 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley 7 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 4 oz. lettuce + 2 oz. turnip 16 oz. carrot 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. parsley

Pregnancy

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Dr. Christopher recommended Red Raspberry tea before, during and after pregnancy. My daughters both combined Red Raspberry with Nettle and drank large quantities with wonderful effects. I recommend finding an herbal midwife to counsel you through the entire pregnancy. There is a phone number for the Herbal Midwife Association at the back of this document. The School of Natural Healing also has information about herbal midwives. It is most important to get good nutrition for the mother and the baby. The most important investment is a juicer and Norman Walkers book Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices. Read especially the sections on pregnancy on page 110 and on natural childbirth on pages 69 through 72. Drink plenty of fresh squeezed raw juices. Norman Walkers recommended juices for pregnancy: 16 oz. carrot 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 16 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 7 oz. carrot + 4 oz. celery + 2 oz. parsley + 3 oz. spinach 11 oz. carrot + 3 oz. dandelion + 2 oz. turnip 7 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 4 oz. lettuce + 2 oz. turnip 9 oz. carrot + 4oz. lettuce + 3 oz. alfalfa

Pyorrhea
Pyorrhea is the inflammation of the gums and loosening of the teeth due to malnutrition and accumulated waste. Often there is bleeding and infection. This can and often does lead to loss of the teeth. The actual solution is in the Wholistic Program and especially in foods high in vital nutrients including the juices. Vitamin C is one nutrient needed and citrus juices would be one type of juice to include in the program. Carrot, beet, cucumber, spinach, and parsley are other juices of excellent value in correcting the problem. For the immediate problem of the pyorrhea, there are certain powdered herbs which work wonders when applied to the gums and kept in place day and night. These herbs include oak bark, bayberry, turmeric, neem, and golden seal. The infection will frequently disappear within days and the teeth will firm up shortly after. Use dental floss to massage the gums between the teeth. Tie a knot in the dental floss and run this knot back and forth between the teeth breaking up any infection. Tiny brushes which fit between the teeth can be used to clean the inner surfaces and massage the gums. Apply tea tree oil on the dental floss and/or on the tiny brushes and get the tea tree oil in between the teeth. Use a toothpick or similar small device to push the herbal powders between the teeth and in the cracks between the teeth and the gums. Pack the herbal powders firmly with

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fingers or a stick. Another approach used by Richard Schultz is to fill a waterpick with cayenne solution and squirt this on the gums and between the teeth.

Swollen Feet
The manager in the apartment where I was staying in Falls Church, Virginia asked me whether I thought horse chestnut was good for swollen feet. I said I had heard that it was but that I had had difficulty figuring out how to prepare it and I wasnt sure where to get good quality prepared product. She said her doctor wanted to sell her some pills for several hundred dollars. She game me a printout from the internet which said that horse chestnut had been clinically proven to be equal to compression stockings and it also said that it had to be prepared expertly to remove toxicity and that one teaspoon morning and night was the correct dosage. So, I told her OK would look into it some more and give her try to give her a better answer. I put two handfuls of horse chestnut root pieces in a quart of water and blended them in the Vitamix at high speed and then let them sit all night. In the morning, I blended again and then set the liquid on the stove and decocted for 30 minutes at a low simmer. After it cooled, I strained the horse chestnut decoction into a quart jar. It was very foamy like a thick soapy solution and hot to the taste. I added 50% vegetable glycerine and mixed it up. Then I sold it to the Apartment Manager for $10, which is what the ingredients cost me. A week later, she told me that the swelling in her feet was all gone and she didnt need to wear compression stockings or anything. Obviously, her case of swollen feet was a relatively mild one. In talking about people with heart disease, Richard Schultz says the following: Usually, they have a horrible lack of circulation in their extremities. Cold hands and feet, probably have varicose veins in various areas. There is not enough blood going to the kidneys, so they usually have swelling. I had a lot of people like that with very swollen ankles swollen from their calf down to their heal. There is no indentation. In other words, it looks as big as the calf all the way down. Maria Treben talks about swelling caused by a lymph problem: In cases of malignant diseases of the lymph glands, hard swellings develop in the arms and legs. She specifically recommends horsetail tea for this problem. Pineapple juice is excellent for reducing edema. Cucumber and parsley juice combination is similar. Follow the Wholistic Program with plenty of exercise. Elevate the feet as much as possible doing shoulder stands and slanting the bed with the feet up and head down while sleeping and resting. Do hot and cold on the feet and ankles. Apply the cancer poultice to draw out the impurities. Also a poultice of pineapple or a poultice of cabbage will reduce the swelling.

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Thrush
Thrush is a painful yeast infection of the mouth and throat making it difficult to swallow and impossible to taste. Thrush is caused by a yeast overgrowth and can be cleared up with the Candida Cleanse. Drink Pau d Arco tea and chamomile tea and eat lots of garlic to reduce the localized problem while clearing the body of the overgrowth.

Thyroid
The thyroid gland needs organic iodine which is rare in food that grows on the land but is available in sea vegetables such as kelp, dulse, bladderwrack, etc. Order a pound of any of them from Pacific Botanicals at 541-479-7777. Ask for powder because it is more convenient to mix it with salads or soups. Besides organic iodine, the thyroid needs enzymes which are found in raw vegetables and fruits and in fresh squeezed juices of vegetables and fruits. I had an under active thyroid myself and cured this condition with these two things: sea veggies and raw fruit and vegetables. It is recommended to look up the medication (if you are taking any) for thyroid in the Physicians Desk Reference to see what the side effects are reported there. Medications mask the symptoms and do not get at the cause of disease. In many cases the symptoms are reduced because a natural function has been repressed by the medication or because the medication has provided a substance the body is supposed to make naturally. In such cases the very action of the medication is contrary to nature at work in the body. This is one of the reasons for the damage they cause. For example, the thyroid is supposed to make thyroid hormone and if you take thyroid hormone you will actually further suppress the production of that hormone down to zero to the point where the thyroid just completely quits. Providing the natural food to the thyroid to enable it to do its job so that it will resume full production is much preferable. One reason it is preferable is that when the thyroid is properly fed it is self regulating sort of like a thermostat on a heater or an air conditioner. Without the thermostat, the house keeps getting too hot and then too cold and back and forth. The body needs more thyroid hormone at times and less thyroid hormone at other times - it is impossible to guess the right amount to take given this fluctuating requirement. When you take too much, it makes you overactive. When you dont take enough, you become lethargic and under active. Numerous problems result over time in cases of thyroid troubles which the thyroid medication can not entirely prevent. These include circulation problems in the extremities and eye failure. The list goes on and on.

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Tumors, Cysts, and Polyps


Many cases of tumors, cysts, and polyps dissolving or coming out have been reported by people following a program using live foods and juices. Tumors, cysts, and polyps occur in the first place due to malnutrition and the accompanying congestion and they are removed by nutrition and the accompanying removal of congestion. The same topical treatments as recommended above for cancer are appropriate for these diseases.

Typhoid
See fever diseases.

Ulcers
In some cases of ulcers in the stomach, it has been reported that the E-Coli bacteria present in the small intestine had invaded the stomach where they dont belong and were causing the ulcer. Normally, these bacteria can not live in the stomach because hydrochloric acid kills them. But when the stomach doesnt produce enough hydrochloric acid or when the hydrochloric acid is all absorbed by the devitalized diet, then the E-Coli invade the stomach lining dissolving its mucus lining. Then the hydrochloric acid (although less than normal there is still some) comes directly against the stomach lining causing ulcers. Many cases of ulcers have been reversed by taking a teaspoon of cayenne pepper three times per day. The cayenne instantly wakes up the stomach which quickly produces sufficient hydrochloric acid to chase away the E-Coli bacteria. At the same time, the heat of the cayenne causes the stomach to replace its mucus lining protecting the stomach wall. A spoon of apple cider vinegar will also cause the stomach to produce the right amount of hydrochloric acid. Other good treatments for ulcers include mucilaginous foods such as flax, slippery elm, marshmallow, and okra. They soak up putrefaction, coat and sooth the area, and provide healing nutrients. Of course the lasting solution to ulcers is the Maintenance Diet.

Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids


The walls of the veins are weakened, ballooned, and coated with plaque deposited by weak blood unable to carry away all the waste materials. The solution is to clean up the blood by following the recommendations given under Heart Disease above.

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In addition, apply astringent poultices or fomentations to the area. Good astringents include oak bark, golden seal, bayberry, and tormentil. Comfrey and calendula are good additions for their cell proliferant properties. Also, for rebuilding the cell walls, silicon is needed and can be obtained by drinking tea of horsetail and/or oat straw and applying these herbs to the area. A combination tea of astringent, proliferant, and silicon herbs would be a good choice, but just the astringent herbs alone have often proven effective in many cases in reducing varicose veins. Several herbs have been found beneficial for micro-circulation. Among these are a class of berries which includes bilberry, blueberry, and cranberry. Dosage would be three glasses or more per day. Also, horse chestnut is used for micro-circulation see discussion of this herb under Swollen Feet. Norman Walkers juices for varicose veins and hemorrhoids: 10 oz. carrot + 6 oz. spinach 10 oz. carrot + 3 oz. beet + 3 oz. cucumber 8 oz. carrot + 5 oz. celery + 3 oz. spinach + 2 oz. parsley 8 oz. carrot + 4 oz. spinach + 2 oz. turnip + 2 oz. watercress 16 oz. spinach

Wounds, Cuts, Broken Bones, and Surgery


For repair of any tissues damaged due to injury or surgery, we want to apply comfrey or calendula to the area and take internally as well. See the sections on comfrey, the BF&C combination, and calendula.

Things to Avoid
Doctors and Hospitals
There are a few exceptions, but in most cases doctors and hospitals use toxic drugs, damaging X-Rays, and unnecessary surgery. They have no concept of the most elemental natural healing methods (e.g. garlic for infections, hot bathes for fevers, elecampane for respiratory problems, etc.) and any attempt to discuss these with them gets nowhere. They have no cures for any diseases. They only treat the symptoms and never get at the causes. Their treatments only reduce the strength of your immune system. Besides all this, their fees are very high. True, your insurance may pay all of most of the cost, but still you are paying for the insurance and so eventually the financial cost is high. In addition, there are many cases of down right dishonesty in the medical profession. Get your herbs from a God-fearing man. We need to look for practitioners with integrity and honesty not greed and dishonisty. If the people you are dealing with have 70

good principles, you can believe they are trying to give you good advice and good quality products and services. See the section on Sources of Supplies, Books, Training, and Services below.

Foods to Avoid
We want to avoid any foods which are not nutritious and dont have vitality. Whether or not these foods are highly toxic, they clog up the internal organs and contribute to degeneration. Sugars, starches, and alcohol leach the calcium from the bones, teeth, veins, and all the body parts. They accumulate causing heart disease, cancer and all the diseases. Avoid sugar, flour, bread, noodles, cakes, pies, candy, ice cream, sodas, puddings, fried anything, cooked potatoes, white rice, cooked spinach, cooked kale, cooked collards, alcohol, wine, beer, food coloring, artificial food flavoring, artificial sweeteners, margarine, salt, MSG, corn starch, processed syrups, any milk or dairy except fresh and raw, and all soy products except fresh raw soy sprouts and products made from the fresh raw soy sprouts. Avoid anything that is not organic whenever organic is available. Avoid all bottled or boxed juices except organic grape, prune, cranberry, or blueberry juice because other juices such as apple, orange, tomato, etc. lose their vitality in storage. Organic coffee and organic tea should not be consumed in large amounts. An occasional cup in my opinion can be beneficial provided it does not exceed one cup per day. One cup of coffee can open up the blood vessels and lift the spirits. Coffee was historically used as a medicine in cases of difficulty breathing and/or difficulty in getting a bowel movement. It was administered in small doses as a medicine. But to continue drinking beyond one cup maximum is very destructive to the nervous system and the digestive system. The same is true of black tea.

Tobacco
Life insurance companies publish tables showing the cost per month of life insurance for men and women of different ages. These tables usually have two columns, one for tobacco users and the other for non users. If you examine these tables you will see that the cost of life insurance for tobacco users is approximately double the cost of life insurance for non users. This means that in any given year the chances of dying are double if you are a tobacco user. Tobacco greatly increases the likelihood of all diseases, it destroys the immune system, and it must be strictly avoided by anyone who cares about health.

Drugs
According to a recent edition of the AARP journal, 11 percent of seniors are taking no medications. The article says it is quite remarkable that these people can do without medications. To me it is remarkable that 89 percent of seniors have been duped into

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consuming poisonous substances of no nutritional value!! Drug use is very common among all ages and increases with age. Very few people realize the side effects of the drugs they are taking. It is easy to find out what some of the side effects are by looking in the Physicians Desk Reference which is available in the reference section of the public library. All drugs have serious toxic effects (such as heart attack, stroke, indigestion, depression, suicide, homicidal behavior, and death) and all drugs should be avoided. The herbal alternatives are far superior and dont have any toxic side effects. For example, antibiotics kill both the good and the bad, damaging the immune system and the friendly intestinal flora, but antibiotic herbs such as garlic, onion, and golden seal only strengthen the immune system. Besides that, when the right herbs are taken in the right quantities they are usually faster than antibiotic drugs at killing infection. Of course, if someone is already on an addictive drug, it is necessary to come off it carefully. This may require starting the natural healing program first and then gradually reducing the drug down to zero.

Cell Phones
Cell phones produce radiation which causes serious tissue damage including, memory loss, brain tumors, and cancer. The convenience of a cell phone is very alluring and the industry is playing on this to make money while trying to continue to suppress information about the damage done. But there is plenty of evidence already. Cell phones are to be strictly avoided except in a truly life and death situation. For example, if you are stranded in a remote desert canyon, cant get out, and dont have any food and water, then by all means go ahead and use the cell phone long enough to call for help. Otherwise, dont touch it. The following article appeared in The Times of India on September 16, 2003: If you are with mobile, you could soon be senile By Prasun Sonwalker London: Using the mobile phone may make you senile prematurely, new research suggests. A generation of teenagers faces premature senility in the prime of their lives due to the use of cellphones and new wireless technology. The study warns specifically against the intense use of mobile phones by youngsters. In recent years, there has been less research on the health effects of using mobile phones due to industry pressures. However, the new study is likely to increase concern about the exposure to microwaves in Western countries. Leif Salford who headed the research at Swedens prestigious Lund University, says the voluntary exposure of the brain to microwaves from hand-held mobile phones is the largest human biological experiment ever. He is concerned that, as new wireless technology spreads, people may drown in a sea of microwaves. The Study financed by the Swedish Council for Work Life Research, and published by the US governments National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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breaks new ground by looking at how low levels of microwaves cause proteins to leak across the blood-brain barrier. According to The Independent, previous concerns about mobile phones have concentrated on the possibility that the devices may heat the brain, or cause cancer. But the heating is thought to be too minor to have an effect and hundreds of cancer studies have been inconclusive. As a result, the US mobile phone industry has succeeded in cutting research into the health effects, and the World Health Organization is unlikely to continue its studies. Mays Swicord, a scientific adviser to Motorola, told the New Scientist magazine that governments and industry should stop wasting money by looking for health damage. But Salford and his team have spent 15 years investigating a different threat. Their previous studies proved radiation could open the blood-brain barrier, allowing a protein called albumin to pass into the brain. Their latest work goes a step further, by showing the process is linked to serious brain damage. Salford said the long-term effects ere not proven, and that it was possible that the neurons would repair themselves in time.

Microwave Ovens
Microwaves reverse the molecular polarity of the foods they come in contact with thousands of times per second. This destroys the molecular structure of the food or drink being heated in the oven. Studies have shown much higher incidence of cancer and other diseases form diets of microwave prepared food as opposed to food prepared on a conventional stove. Cooking food kills it but microwaving food toxifies it.

Aluminum Pans
Aluminum is a very soft metal and dissolves into the food where it poisons all who eat the food. Dont use aluminum pans.

X Rays
X Rays destroy body cells and should be avoided there is no safe level of exposure to this type of radiation. Thermagrams use natural light and no radiation. They take a picture of the body and detect the areas of relative heat. They often show more than xrays and are more useful in identifying the problem than x-rays are. They are much cheaper than x-rays and dont cause any damage at all. Doctors and hospitals seldom have thermagrams, but an increasing number of chiropractors and other practitioners have them.

Vaccinations
Vaccinations are not safe or effective. Many serious diseases and auto immune problems are caused by the toxic substances in vaccinations. Vaccinations do not provide immunity and in fact often cause the disease they are supposed to prevent.

Fluoride
Fluoride is a toxic poison which compromises the immune system. Besides it makes the teeth brittle and doesnt prevent cavities. Dont drink water with fluoride in it and dont use tooth paste with fluoride in it.

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Unnecessary Surgery
It is truly amazing how much unnecessary surgery is occurring these days. Probably less than one percent of the surgery which occurs is really needed. It is usually unnecessary to remove body parts which are diseased if you understand, believe in, and practice the natural methods of healing. Bypass surgery, removal of breasts, removal of uterus, removal of prostate, removal of tonsils, laser surgery on the eyes, removal of the appendix, removal of gall bladder, removal of thyroid, and many other types of unnecessary surgery have all been avoided by many people many times by using natural healing instead. There are even tens of thousands of cases of preventive surgery where some organ (for example the uterus or the breasts) is removed that is not diseased. The rationale is that removal will prevent the organ from becoming diseased. It is total lunacy to remove an organ which is healthy, but incredibly it is happening big time. Organ replacement, such as replacement of the heart, liver, kidneys, or any other organ is a major disaster for your health because your body will try to reject the new organ and you will be told to go on chemotherapy for the rest of your life. It is much better to go on an intense program to clean up the diseased organ and avoid replacing it. If you have already had an organ replaced, then there is a possibility with a lot of hard work that you may be able to reduce the chemotherapy and eventually get off of it. If you continue the chemotherapy, it will eventually destroy the remains of your immune system and you will have no defense against diseases.

Foods and Super Foods


The recommended foods in the Maintenance Diet described above include fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and seeds and the juices and milks made from them. The fruits and vegetables should be raw and as freshly picked as possible. The grains and seeds should be soaked and rinsed and/or sprouted and should be consumed in their live state. Nuts should be soaked and rinsed. Almonds Because almonds contain all the essential amino acids, they are called a complete protein food. Dr. Shook wrote that almonds are from 24 to 30 percent protein including myosin, a protein found in muscle, and contain potassium phosphate (brain and nerve food), calcium phosphate (bone and sinew food), and magnesium phosphate (muscle food and food for every part of the body). Many people skin the almonds and throw away the skin, but recent research has shown that the skin of the almond is needed with the white part to make a more complete and usable food. Here is a quote from www.whfoods.org giving some of the recent findings:

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The flavonoids found in almond skins team up with the vitamin E found in their meat to more than double the antioxidant punch either delivers when administered separately, shows a study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Twenty potent antioxidant flavonoids were identified in almond skins in this study, some of which are well known as major contributors to the health benefits derived from other foods, such as the catechins found in green tea, and naringenin, which is found in grapefruit. Sea Vegetables Sea Vegetables such as dulse, kelp, and bladerwrack contain a total of 59 elements as are listed on page 44 of Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices by Norman Walker. Many of these are essential to health but are not found in sufficient quantities in land plants. A spoon or two per day can supply the necessary trace elements. These vegetables are high in iodine and are very beneficial for the glandular system, particularly the thyroid gland. Nutritional Yeast Nutritional Yeast is packed with top quality amino acids (proteins) and is very easy to digest and assimilate. The taste is also pleasant and adds a nutty flavor to salad dressings and warm or cold soups. It should be used liberally, because it is a super muscle food. Sprouts Dr. Christopher used to say, Anything which can be sprouted, should be sprouted. There are several important reasons for this. Grains and seeds contain enzyme inhibitors and natural plant pesticides which nature has put in them for their protection from decay, fungus, and pests. These natural chemicals in unsprouted grains and seeds are toxic to humans. They make proper digestion and assimilation difficult or impossible. Soaking over night can start the germination process and eliminate the toxins in the rinse water. Grains which have been soaked overnight are soft and can be chewed and are good to eat. Continuing the growth process by rinsing twice per day will bring after about two days to their maximum rapid growth stage. At this point they will have the maximum vitality and energy as well as the maximum enzymes and vitamins. This is the best time to eat them. However, continuing for about two days more and exposing them to indirect sunlight will turn them green with chlorophyll which is a powerful nutrient. At all these stages, from 12 hours old to several days old, the sprouts have at least 5 to 10 times more nutrients than unsprouted grains and seeds and are excellent foods for curing all diseases.

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Bread, noodles, commercial cereals, crackers, cookies, cakes, tofu, soy milk, etc. are all devoid of any value and in fact are harmful causing the all diseases due to their toxins, their mucus forming qualities clogging up all the internal organs, and due to their inability to furnish any of the needed nutrients to rebuild the muscles and nerves. Unsprouted grains and seeds and any foods made from them (bread, noodles, flour added to soups, pancakes, cookies, cakes, etc.) are acidic in the intestines. But the intestinal flora/bacteria need a basic environment to reproduce and to do their job of breaking down the food and making it ready for absorption. Sprouts are basic in the intestines and provide the correct PH. Sprouts even have friendly bacteria growing on them which help repopulate the intestinal flora. Rejuvilac Rejuvilac tastes like weak lemonade. It is made by blending sprouts in water and allowing the mixture to ferment while it is kept well refrigerated. The mixture is strained and the solid residue is used as compost. The liquid rejuvilac will store for several days in the refrigerator. It replenishes intestinal flora and provides a rich source of B vitamins and amino acids. Rejuvilac is a perfect food for revitalizing the digestion and nourishing the muscles. Animal Food Many healing programs do well with no animal food at all. On paper at least it appears that all of the nutritional needs of the body are available from plant food. However, certain experts such as Bernard Jansen and Jordan Rubin have argued that animal foods contain essential nutrients. Also, many people report after years of being on a vegan program they are getting weak or having some deficiency symptoms and then they go back to limited animal foods and feel better. It may be that those who experience problems are not getting enough of the right plant foods and that if they were to do more juice, or more sea vegetables, or more something they would be OK. In the Essene Gospel of Peace, it says that the only animal food we should have is the fresh and raw milk of our animals (goats, sheep, cows, buffalos, and camels). Goats milk is reputed to be the closest to human milk, the easiest to digest, and the most beneficial. Those who are able to keep a goat and are confident that it is disease free and its milk can be drunk raw and fresh report tremendous benefit. This is reported for example by Norman Walker in his book entitled Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices and by Ann Wigmore in Why Suffer? Also, Bernard Jansen wrote a book on the many benefits of goats milk. But if you boil or pasteurize the milk or let it get old, its value is destroyed and it becomes mucus forming. Meat is the muscle of the animal and has the same basic contents as human muscle. So, it would appear that meat should be good for building muscle. But obviously it isnt sufficient because diets high in meat fail to prevent deterioration and disease. Cooking the meat destroys the enzymes and vitamins and damages the protein molecules making

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them difficult for digestion and assimilation. Also, the digestive system doesnt absorb proteins in their complete state. It has to separate proteins into individual amino acids in order to absorb them. The person with any serious disease has a significantly reduced digestive system which may not be able to handle meat very well. Also, meat is acidic, rots, breeds parasites, causes uric acid crystals to accumulate in the muscles, is mucus and gas forming, clogs up the circulatory system, and contributes to each and every disease. Such problems caused Max Gerson to exclude animal products from the Gerson Therapy except that he did include the juice of raw calf liver mixed with vegetable juice and he also gave liver juice injections to his patients. His analysis and clinical observation convinced him that some animal food was needed. After his death, the clinic in Mexico had problems with infected calf liver and discontinued the raw liver juice but substituted dried liver powder. The Gerson Institute reports that recovery is not as good as when they were using the raw calf liver. Eggs and fish are equally problematic as meat. They must be cooked because they can carry infectious diseases, they clog up the system, and they contribute to diseases. Clearly, inorganic meat is out because of the pesticides, antibiotics, hormones, and inferior nutrition in it to say nothing about diseases such as Mad Cow Disease, etc. A large amount of animal foods is not needed. After years of overindulgence, a period of abstinence is absolutely needed for the seriously ill. The many programs which are successful on zero animal food prove this. There is lots of evidence in successful healing programs that animal food is not needed for recovery and in fact slows down recovery provided of course that the diet is the highest quality possible and covers all needed nutrients. Still, raw, fresh, and disease-free milk (especially goats milk) is a super food if you can get it. There is lots of evidence for this in the literature. Ann Wigmore, Norman Walker, and Bernard Jansen all wrote about the nutritional and healing qualities of fresh raw goats milk.

Oils
There are food oils and there are essential oils. Food oils can be used liberally. Essential oils are very strong and must be used in very small amounts (one or two drops only) and/or added to a base oil. All oils used in food and on the body and for aromatherapy should be organic and cold pressed.

Olive Oil
Olive oil is a very nutritional food. It is the lowest in saturated fats and is the best oil for everyday use with foods such as for salads and to make salad dressings. It is excellent for

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everyday skin care. Olive oil is also a cure for gall stones see Liver and Gall Bladder Cleansing.

Castor Oil
Castor Oil is deep penetrating, cleansing, and anti-biotical. Castor oil packs on the abdomen are used for constipation and on the head for brain tumors and brain diseases. Castor oil is a drastic laxative when taken internally and is not generally recommended for internal use if other methods are available.

Flax Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, and Cod Liver Oil


It is recommended to take one spoon of each every day. Flax oil has Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids, Wheat Germ Oil has Vitamin E, and Cod Liver Oil has Vitamins A and D. Chances are you are deficient in all of these nutrients and these oils will provide a dependable and easily assailable source of each.

Three Oil Massage


Three Oil Massage including two days of olive oil massage on the whole body, two days castor oil massage, two days wheat germ oil, and one day rest and repeat is a part of Dr. Christophers Incurables Program. This is a very powerful routine indeed.

Coconut Oil
Coconut is the oil of choice for making suppositories because it solidifies in the frig. Mix it with powdered herbs to a cookie dough consistency and place in the frig. When it solidifies, remove it and mould it into bullet size suppositories and place back in the frig to harden again. Coconut oil has a wonderful aroma and is wonderful as a rich skin oil. Many people like to add coconut oil to their food to enrich the flavor.

Almond Oil
Almond oil is the most desired oil in India for soft and beautiful skin. It is calming and relaxing and therapeutic. It is often considered the best base oil for aroma therapy.

Mustard Oil
Mustard oil is hot and stimulating. When used as a massage oil it will warm the body and penetrate deep helping to move the blood and the lymph.

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Tea Tree Oil


Tea Tree Oil is a first aid kit in a bottle. It will disinfect any cut, scratch, scrape, or sore and hasten healing. It will eliminate lice and flees. It will cure toenail fungus and crotch rot. Apply a little on the finger and place on the gums for gum problems and in the back of the throat for sore throat. But dont consume more than a drop or two because it is an essential oil toxic in large amounts. I regularly mix one part tea tree oil to 5 to 10 parts olive oil in a dropper bottle and use this mixture for hair and body oil.

Peppermint Oil
Peppermint oil is a wonderful essential oil. I use it regularly to clear my nose and throat. I use my finger to spread it on my nose, below the eyes, below the nose, and in the mouth and then breath deep through the nose. Massaged on the head, peppermint oil will often clear the worst headaches in seconds. One or two drops can be added to smoothies to add a mint taste. Peppermint oil is cooling. One time Raj accidentally spilled a half ounce bottle in her bath water. Although the water was warm, she was shaking and shivering from the peppermint oil that got all over her body.

Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus oil is famous for helping to clear respiratory problems. It calms and removes anxiety while it clears the breathing passages.

Neem Oil
Neem oil is used as insect repellant, antiseptic, and antifungal very reliable.

Lemongrass Oil
Lemongrass oil may be the best insect and mosquito repellant oil. It is too strong to use straight and should be diluted with a base oil such as olive oil or almond oil. Perhaps one part lemongrass oil to three parts base oil will be strong enough.

Juices
Fresh squeezed juices provide much more cleansing and nourishing than is possible from eating the fruit or the vegetable. To illustrate this concept, consider the task of eating in

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one day ten pounds of carrots. This would result in a huge stomach ache! But drinking the juice of twenty pounds of carrots in one day is very feasible and is unlikely to cause any distress provided the juice is sipped slowly throughout the day, swished in the mouth, and chewed to mix it thoroughly with the saliva before swallowing. The intestines can only absorb liquids. Therefore, solid food requires many hours of digestive activity before its nourishment is finally available to the cells and tissues of the body. However, juices can be very quickly digested and assimilated, sometimes in a matter of minutes with a minimum of effort and exertion on the part of the digestive system. Since Norman Walker started juice therapy at his Norwalk Laboratory in New York (established in 1910) natural healing practice has confirmed time and time again that juices are the key foundation of any program to cure serious diseases. In this section we discuss individual fruit and vegetable juices. For the juice combinations recommended by Norman Walker for specific diseases, see the sections on each disease.

Apple Juice
Dr. Edward Shook was a brilliant herbalist who taught classes to medical doctors in the 1940s and 1950s. He wrote: the phosphates in nature are the great builders of the body. They are five in number and each carries four atoms of oxygen. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Calcium phosphate (builder of bone) Iron phosphate (oxygen carrier) Potassium phosphate (builder of brain and nerves) Magnesium phosphate (builder of muscle) Sodium phosphate (alkalinic solvent and stabilizer)

There is one herb, the apple, which contains all these body builders (and more) in a most pleasant and easily used form. It is probably the most valuable food and medicinal agent in the whole of nature, though this is generally not known.

Asparagus Juice
Asparagus juice is a strong diuretic, valuable for kidney dysfunctions, for regulation of glandular troubles, for diabetes, and for anemia. It breaks up oxalic crystals and excess urea which contribute to muscular problems, rheumatism, and neuritis.

Beet Juice
Beet juice is especially powerful for building the red blood cells. As its red color indicates, it is high in organic iron and will very rapidly eliminate anemia. Combined with carrot juice and cucumber juice, beet juice provides an excellent remedy for kidney stones and gall stones. Be careful to get used to beet juice gradually, because a large 80

glass of it can make you throw up if you are not used to it. But dont be afraid to increase dosage up to even a quart a day of beet juice because it is very rich in organic elements including sodium, phosphorus, and sulfur making it one of the superstars of rejuvenation. Among other things, beet juice is particularly beneficial in remedying both female and male problems of the sexual organs including menstrual problems in females and prostate problems in men. Dont be alarmed when the toilet is full of red color after consuming beets or beet juice, this is just the color of the beets and not your blood.

Brussels Sprouts and String Bean Juice


Norman Walker recommends combining these juices with lettuce juice as a remedy for diabetes.

Cabbage Juice
Cabbage juice is very high in Vitamin C and is a very strong cleanser of the intestines and the whole system. It is good for ulcers, for overweight, for pyorrhea, for constipation, and for acne and skin eruptions among other things. One problem with cabbage juice can be that it tends to cause gas. If this happens, it might be better for a few days or weeks to use milder juices such as carrot and cucumber and to add gradually small amounts of cabbage juice.

Carrot Juice
Carrots are high in beta carotene which is the precursor to Vitamin A. Carrots also contain ample amounts of Vitamins B, C, D, E, G, and K. Carrots are an excellent source of the organic calcium complex and are valuable for building and maintaining the bones, teeth, skin, muscles, and all body tissues. The principal action of carrot is on cleansing the liver and from there cleansing the entire blood and lymph systems. Large quantities of a gallon or more daily of carrot will flush out the blood and lymph systems very effectively without causing any nausea or upset to the digestive system though there may very possibly be some cleansing symptoms such as swollen lymph glands, sore throat, cough, increased acne, fever, etc but not to worry these are signs that the cleansing is in progress and the immune system is in operation. Carrot juice is milder at cleansing than some other juices such as beet and parsley so it is often used alone first and later as a base to which other juices are added. According to Norman Walker, carrot juice dissolves ulcers and cancer, is beneficial for the endocrine glands especially the adrenals and gonads, aids in correcting dry skin, dermatitis, and other skin blemishes, nourishes the entire system thus assisting in loss of excess weight, can help to overcome sterility, and nourishes the optic system. Carrot juice is a good foundational juice for a program of healing

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Chlorophyll Rich Juices


The chlorophyll molecule closely resembles the hemoglobin molecule with the difference that hemoglobin has iron (Fe) in the center and chlorophyll has manganese (Mg) in the center. Chlorophyll is the blood of the plant and foods rich in it are revitalizing to the human blood. Ann Wigmore wrote: From the medical evidence and years of experience in observing people with all kinds of problems alleviate their symptoms using fresh chlorophyll from wheatgrass, I am convinced that young grasses, alfalfa, and other chlorophyll rich plants are a safe and effective alternative treatment for ailments. I have experimented by juicing and blending in water various wild grasses and have found all of these grass juices to be excellent and free. They contain chlorophyll and other nutrients which appear to me to be full of vitality and comparable in quality to wheatgrass juice. Norman Walker also wrote about chlorophyll and specifically recommended alfalfa juice as a good source of chlorophyll. He wrote that alfalfa contains a balanced combination of all the elements needed for proper function of the various organs of the body. He specifically mentioned that alfalfa juice is effective for old age, building phenomenal resistance to infection, for arteries, for the heart, for respiratory troubles, for sinuses and lungs, for asthmatic conditions including hay fever, and for growth of hair. Alfalfa is also called Lucerne. Alfalfa juice is too strong to drink alone, but is good when combined with carrot juice or with other green juices such as cucumber and celery. Drink up to 16 oz per day of chlorophyll rich juices, sipping small amounts and/or diluting the chlorophyll rich juice in juice or water. Also, apply poultices or fomentations of the juice on the affected area. The juice begins to perish quickly and should be consumed or used topically within a few minutes after juicing. Prepare the juice several times per day as needed.

Citrus Juices
Grapefruit, orange, and lemon juices are a good way to start the day. They wake up the system, provide ample vitamin C, and dissolve inorganic calcium accumulated throughout the system.

Cucumber Juice
Cucumbers and cucumber juice remove excess liquid. Combined with parsley juice, cucumber juice makes a very powerful aid for the urinary system. Cucumbers are high in potassium and are especially beneficial for the skin and hair and nails. Cucumber makes an excellent mild base for blending with herbs and spices and making a sauce, soup, or paste.

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Dandelion Juice
Norman Walker wrote: This juice is one of our most valuable tonics. While exceedingly high in potassium, calcium, and sodium, it is our richest food in magnesium and iron content. Such magnesium has great vitalizing powers and is a constituent as builder of body cells, particularly the tissues of the lungs, muscles, and nervous system. Dandelion juice is somewhat bitter sweet which corresponds with its principal action focused on the liver and gall bladder.

Endive Juice
Endive is a curly type of lettuce sometimes called chicory. Endive juice is very high in Vitamin A and similar in its action to dandelion juice. Endive juice is especially healing for eyesight and for the optic nerve and muscular system. It is also beneficial in asthma and hay fever, heart trouble, spleen problems, and for promoting the secretion of bile and strengthening the liver and gall bladder.

Fennel
The Florence or Finocchio fennel is a member of the celery family and is sweeter and more aromatic than celery. It is a valuable blood builder and is, therefore, of the utmost benefit in menstrual disorders. It has been used successfully alone or in combination with carrot and beet juice in this connection.

Grape and Berry Juice


Fresh raw wild grapes and berries were a favorite of the ancient rural cultures for cleansing and fasting. When these were in season they were consumed in large quantities as a health cure. In more recent times, health resorts have used grapes, berries, and their juices as foundation foods in their healing programs. Avoid strictly any grapes or berries which are not organic because the pesticides used spoil their benefits. Grapes, berries, and their juices provide very broad nutritional benefits including high amounts or organic iron, are excellent for building the blood, rebuild the tissues, cleanse out toxins, and have been known to dissolve tumors and cure cancers.

Lettuce Juice
Norman Walker wrote: The magnesium in lettuce has exceptional vitalizing powers, particularly in the muscular tissues, brain, and nerves. Vital organic salts of magnesium are cell builders, especially of the nerve system and the tissues of the lungs. As magnesium salts can operate only if there is sufficient calcium present, the combination of these elements in lettuce makes this food exceedingly valuable. Lettuce also contains

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more than 9% phosphorus which is one of the principal constituents of the brain and an ample supply of sulfur, which is one of the component parts of hemoglobin of the blood, acting therein as an oxidizing agent. Many nervous afflictions are due chiefly these two elements, sulfur and phosphorus, taken in inorganic form as in cereals and meat. Together with silicon which lettuce contains more than 8%, sulfur and phosphorus are essential in proper maintenance and development of skin, the sinews, and the hair.

Parsley Juice
Norman Walker wrote: Raw parsley has properties which are essential to oxygen metabolism in maintaining the normal action of the adrenal and thyroid glands. The elements in parsley are proportional in such a manner that they help to maintain the blood vessels, particularly the capillaries and arterioles in a healthy condition. It is an excellent food for the genitourinary tract, being of great assistance in conditions of calculi in the kidneys and bladder, albuminuria, nephritis, and other kidney troubles. It is also effective in every ailment connected with the eyes and optic nerve systems. Albumin is the principal protein in the lymph and albuminuria is a condition of albumin being excreted in the urine. So, parsley is a super nutrient for the urinary system, for the eyes and optic nerve, for the thyroid, for the adrenals, and for maintaining the albumin in the body and if it does all that it has to be super for the muscles and nerves as a result.

Parsnip Juice
Parsnip is especially high in silicon and potassium. It is beneficial for bones and brittle nails, for lungs and bronchials, for tuberculosis, for pneumonia, and emphysema, and for brain and mental disorders.

Potato Juice
Norman Walker wrote: The juice of raw potatoes, combined with that of carrot and celery is a boon to those suffering from gastric, nerve, and muscle disturbances, such as gout and sciatica. In such cases, one pint of this combination in addition to one pint of carrot, beet, and cucumber juice daily, has often given complete relief from these discomforts in a surprising short time, provided meat, foul, and fish were eliminated completely from the diet.

Prune Juice
The prune juice is highly nutritious high in potassium and iron and high in polysaccharides and bioflavonoids. Prune Juice is an excellent mild laxative. 8 to 16 oz is usually adequate for most people. In some cases of sluggish elimination, I have recommended a 32 oz bottle to be consumed all in one day and the relief reported was very satisfactory after several hours of staying close around the toilet.

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Spinach Juice
According to Norman Walker, spinach is the most vital food for the entire digestive tract, is valuable for the teeth and gums preventing pyorrhea, for ulcers, for anemia, convulsions, degeneration of the nerves, arthritis, abscesses and boils, pains in the region of the gonads, swelling of limbs, tendency to hemorrhage, loss of vigor, rheumatic and other pains, impaired functions of the heart, low and high blood pressure, eye troubles, headaches, preventing miscarriage, impotency and sterility. Spinach, Swiss chard, beet greens, turnip and mustard greens, kale and collards, and broad-leafed French sorrel are all high in oxalic acid a valuable nutrient that promotes the peristaltic motion of the intestines. However, if the oxalic acid is cooked it combines with calcium and can result in such a serious deficiency of calcium that it has been known to cause decomposition of the bones. Therefore, spinach and all these other vegetables should never be cooked.

Sweet Peppers Juice


Sweet peppers are green at first and then turn red or yellow when ripe. All colors are good fresh picked. Sweet peppers juice mixed from 25% to 50% with carrot juice is excellent for cleaning up skin blemishes, for nails and hair, and for bones and teeth. One reasons for the benefits of sweet peppers juice is that it is high in organic silicon.

Turnip Juice
Turnip juice (and especially turnip leaf juice) is very high in calcium and is therefore a most excellent food for growing children and for anyone having softening of the bones in any shape or form, including the teeth.

Watercress Juice
Watercress is very high in acidic elements (sulfur, phosphorus, and chlorine) making it a powerful intestinal, blood, and lymph cleanser. It should always be mixed with other juices such as carrot or celery. A combination of carrot, spinach, turnip leaf, and watercress juices has the properties that help to dissolve the coagulated blood fibrin in hemorrhoids or piles, and many kinds of tumors.

Medicinal Herbs
Medicinal herbs are plants that can are used medicinally. Different medicinal herbs are used for different conditions according to their healing actions.

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Some healing actions of medicinal herbs are the following: Alterative Corrects disorders in tissues or functions of the body. Analgesic Reduces pain. Anti-Bacterial Kills harmful bacteria. Anti-Edema Reduces excess fluid retention. Anti-Fungal Kills fungus. Anti-Inflammatory Reduces inflammation. Anti-Spasmodic Reduces spasms and cramps. Astringent Firms up tissues while reducing their water content. Carminative Relaxes digestion and reduces gas. Demulcent Soothes irritation in tissues. Diaphoretic Increases perspiration. Diuretic Increases urination. Expectorant Helps expel mucus from the respiratory system. Febrifugal Calms a fever. Lymphatic Deobstructant Clears swollen lymph nodes, particularly in chronic infection. Nervine Strengthens nerves and nerve action. Sedative Calms the nerves. Stimulant Increases activity of the circulatory and nerve systems. Stypic Stops bleeding. Tonic Tones up an organ, system, or the whole person. Vermifugal Kills worms.

Bayberry
Bayberry was the herb used by Samuel Tompson for all digestive problems. It is astringent but not drying and actually increases the secretion of the mucus membrane. It can quickly stop diarrhea and over time it will tonify the bowel. Packed on the gums bayberry will clear up infection, stop the bleeding and tighten up the teeth.

Barberry and Oregon Grape


These are bitter, astringent herbs used for stimulating and cleansing the liver.

Black Cohosh and B & B Tincture


This alcohol tincture is made by soaking black cohosh, blue cohosh, blue vervain, skullcap, and lobelia in Vodka for 14 days and then straining. It provides essential food to the motor nerve and the entire nervous system. Dr. Shook wrote that only with alcohol was he able to extract the healing properties from black cohosh sufficient to cure epilepsy. When we gave this formula to Serafine and over a few months reduced her medication to zero, it cured her epilepsy which has lasted from birth to age 17. It has 86

been 9 years now since she had her last seizure. My cousins cat had hiccups for days and couldnt stop. The cat licked one drop of the tincture and the hiccups immediately stopped for good. I recommend one or two droppers full per day. Be careful not to take much more because black cohosh is dangerous in excessive amounts though safe in small doses.

Black Walnut
The leaves, bark, and husks are antiparasitic and antifungal. It is effective in eliminating most types of worms. It cures impetigo. At the same time, black walnut is nutritional and is especially high in organic iodine. Therefore, it is especially beneficial for strengthening the thyroid and restoring the correct balance of thyroid hormones which regulate body metabolism and energy. Black walnut powder packed around the teeth and gums will stop bleeding and tighten loose teeth.

Bugleweed
Bugleweed is an excellent blood cleanser and remover of heavy metals. It is also, a heart tonic useful in cases of irregular heart beat and high blood pressure.

Burdock
Burdock root (fresh if possible) is the best cure for arthritis and any joint problem such as a twisted ankle, pulled shoulder, etc. Burdock root is also a first class blood and lymph purifier and will reduce excess liquid accumulations. Burdock is good for clearing up skin problems, acne, etc. Skin the root, cut it in pieces, and blend it with water. Strain and drink the liquid, a quart or more per day. Burdock seed is used as a diuretic and for problems of the urinary tract.

Catnip
Catnip is in the mint family. In Elizabethan England it was called cat mint and it was the most popular tea. This was before black tea was introduced. Catnip tea has a very pleasant smell and taste, is high in iron, and is calming to the nerves. It is also antispasmodic and digestive. The famous remedy for colic in babies is catnip and fennel. Add catnip tea to an enema to assist in retaining the water for the desired length of time and also to assist in more complete evacuation.

Cayenne
Cayenne stimulates the circulation and the nervous system. The effect is almost instantaneous and the benefits are lasting. All the nutrients in other foods will reach to and penetrate the damaged muscle and nerve tissues much better when cayenne is eaten 87

in strong doses along with the meal. The circulation is equalized everywhere, the heart is given immediate nutrition and beats more steady and firm, and the blood vessels are dilated. Profuse perspiration cleanses out all the pores of the skin. The blues disappear as production of endorphins gives a happy, optimistic, and energetic feeling. The effect to the nervous system is electrifying, all the nerve cells sit up and take notice, the hairs stand on end, and the toes tingle. A teaspoon of cayenne in a cup of water will stop a heart attack, will bring you out of shock, will make a headache vanish, and will assist in warming a body in hyperthermia. Cayenne will stop bleeding when applied on the area and/or taken internally. Cayenne is disinfecting and will actually reduce pain when applied to a cut. Cayenne is often used along with other herbs to assist in their reaching the desired tissues. For example, cayenne is used with marshmallow to treat gangrene and is included in eyewash formulas to clean and restore the eyes. Cayenne is the hot capsicum generally anything from 40,000 heat units on up to the hottest at around 300,000 heat units. Most cayenne is in the range from 40,000 heat units to 100,000 heat units. The fresh chilies are the most nutritious with the most vitamin C and they also contain a beneficial essential oil, but you have to be careful with fresh chilies because this essential oil can burn the skin.

Cedar Berries
Cedar berries are a food for the pancreas. Several times when I had low blood sugar and was about to faint, a teaspoon of cedar berries powder in a glass of water has brought me back to normal within minutes. Cedar berries work for high blood sugar as well see the section on diabetes. Cedar berries actually come from a juniper tree with a single seeded berry as opposed to the multi-seeded common juniper. It grows wild in the mountain west of the United States. I found some of these trees in the pine forest above Flagstaff and stopped to eat the berries. Cedar berries powder is available from Dr. Christophers herbs at 1-800-453-1406.

Celery Seed
Celery seed is diuretic, urinary antiseptic, carminative, digestive, and anti-depressive. It is effective for rheumatism, arthritis, gout, cystitis, flatulence and any digestive problem. It also aids in milk flow for nursing mothers. The celery stalk and leaves have similar properties. See also celery juice.

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Chamomile
Chamomile is anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, carminative, calming and soothing for any irritating conditions. Use for digestive problems, headaches, stress, irritability, nervousness, allergies, and swollen or inflamed tissues. Apply as a compress, fomentation, or cream. Drink the infusion as a pleasant tasting tea for good sleep at night. When making the tea, be sure to cover to hold in the essential oils.

Chaparral
Strong smelling and nasty tasting, chaparral is the supreme blood cleanser and immune stimulator. It removes heavy metals and all forms of putrefaction and decay. Used for cancer, HIV, and all serious diseases. Drink quarts of the strong decoction. I combined chaparral with bugleweed and drank it while taking long, hot baths to pull out heavy metals. Hair analysis showed that the high levels of arsenic, lead, mercury, gold, and silver were all down to zero.

Cinnamon
Cinnamon is delicious, warming, antispasmodic, antiseptic, and carminative. Use for weak digestion, poor appetite, acidity, colds, fevers, and debility. It warms you up while it cheers you up.

Comfrey and Marigold


Comfrey and marigold flowers (calendula) contain allentoin a cell growth proliferant. It accelerates growth and repair of cells and reduces or eliminates scar tissue. We put some of Herbal Eds Salve which has both comfrey and marigold in it on my daughter Elizabeths fingers after she lacerated them on sharks teeth at Malindi which is north of Mombasa, Kenya. We bandaged the fingers and put her to bed. The next morning I was anxious to change the dressings, but when we opened the bandages the cuts were entirely gone without a trace!!! My daughter Martha did a science experiment for school with comfrey. She cut some earth worms in half and gave some of them water and some comfrey tea. The ones with comfrey tea re-grew much faster. It is easy to grow comfrey in your garden. It comes from Russia where for centuries it has been fed to horses, cows, pigs, goats and other animals. The animals love it and grow strong and disease free. Comfrey leaves are a delicious salad vegetable and contain more protein per pound than beef steak! But they have no cholesterol. Many people with debilities and damaged tissues have used comfrey green drink with amazing results. Recovery time can be more than cut in half.

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Comfrey and the Bone, Flesh and Cartilage (BF&C) Combination


Dr. Christophers BF&C Combination consists of the following herbs: 6 parts 6 parts 3 parts 3 parts 3 parts 3 parts 2 parts 1 part 1 part Comfrey Oak Bark Marshmallow root Mullen Walnut Bark, Leaves, or Hulls Gravel Root Wormwood Lobelia Skullcap

This combination has been used for cancer, tumors, curvature of the spine, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, varicose veins, tumors, calcium spurs, blood clots, and virtually all diseases and disorders. Make a strong decoction and apply a fomentation over the head and down the spine and around the tail bone and also on all affected areas, cover with plastic and keep on overnight 6 nights per week until the condition clears. Take this combination in tea from as well, a quart or more per day. To preserve this tea for more than one day add 25% vegetable glycerin. Dr. Christopher tells of a little boy who re-grew fingers after they were lost in a car accident. The hand and fingers were complete and there was no trace of any damage. In another case a woman with advanced bone cancer re-grew one and a half vertebrae which were completely missing in the X-ray. After treatment she had a normal spine and could walk again. A third case, was a young man in his middle twenties confined to a wheel chair due to a combination of polio and arthritis. One year later, this young man walked down the aisle to the front of the hall and asked to speak. This BF&C combination should be applied in a fomentation to the affected areas. If a fomentation is not convenient, use BF&C oil or BF&C ointment. If the tea is too bitter, take capsules 10 or more per day the more you take the more good they will do.

Dandelion
Dandelions action centers on the liver, which it cleanses and strengthens. In the process dandelion is mildly laxative. It is highly nutritious, high in iron and magnesium, and an equal to spinach for building all of the body tissues. Use dandelion for jaundice, gallstones, liver disease, allergies and sensitivities, skin problems, water retention, rheumatism, gout, arthritis, swollen ankles, and urinary problems. The root, leaves, and flowers are all used.

Echinacea

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Echinacea was used extensively by the native American Indian tribes. It is the mysterious secret ingredient in snake oil sold in the 1800s as a cure all which could even cure a rattlesnake bite. Fast talking snake oil salesmen were known to carry a rattlesnake with them and demonstrate its effectiveness by taking it after allowing the rattlesnake to bite them. Echinacea is a super immune stimulator, good for use in all acute and chronic conditions including high fever diseases, pneumonia, flu, septicemia, cancer, etc. Echinacea is good for wrinkles and loose skin. Both the flowers and the root are used. The flowers contain a volatile essential which is especially cleansing and immune stimulating, but it is mostly lost in the drying process. If you chew a freshly picked Echinacea flower, your mouth will become numb and tingly and your whole body will have a kind of high.

Elder Flowers
The famous old remedy for flu and pneumonia is peppermint and elder tea. These two herbs are both diaphoretic herbs and have saved many lives. Elder is restorative and tonifying especially to the mucus membranes, sinus, throat, etc.

Elecampane
Elecampane was very popular in England for centuries. It is written up in many of the old European herbals as a virtual cure all. Elecampane works most strongly on the respiratory system and the head including the eyes and the brain. Elecampane has a medicinal type taste which most find not bad and even pleasant. It is the number one herb for asthma, cough, strep throat, tuberculosis, lung cancer, emphysema, sinus infection, bronchitis, and any respiratory problem. It is very strongly and reliably antibiotical. I have seen elecampane cough and sinus conditions within hours. The root is the part used powdered or cut. You can make a tea, glycerin syrup, or put the powder in capsules. For serious cases take quarts and keep taking it. It is totally harmless and there is no overdose. See also Respiratory Diseases, Flu, and Pneumonia.

Fennel
Fennel is specific for indigestion, acid stomach, gas, cramping, constipation, bloating, and any problems in the digestive system. Fennel and catnip is the famous cure for colic in babies. Fennel tea is also excellent for reducing excess water retention and edema. Fennel is estrogenic and an excellent aid in female complaints such as abdominal swelling, PMS, hot flashes, etc. Make a quart of the strong decoction in a thermos and drink it over a period of two or three hours.

Flax Seeds

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Linen cloth is made from flax flowers and flax seeds are a super food. The seeds should be soaked overnight and blended into a thick paste. This paste can be eaten as is or combined with such things as garlic, cayenne, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, purple dulse or any good herbs or spices. This flax paste can cure a severe case of diarrhea or intestinal upset just by going on a mono-diet of it for a day of it until the problem clears up. Flax is high in omega 3 fatty acids, proteins, and good fats that lower cholesterol and reduce swelling. Flax is excellent for losing excess weight and building muscle and bone tissues.

Garlic
Raw Garlic is very high in anti-biotical sulfur compounds one of the best, strongest, and broad spectrum antiseptics available. It will prevent or cure almost any infection anywhere in the body. It will clean up the blood and dissolve plaque in the veins and arteries. Garlic is also a stimulant to the circulation and nervous system and will chase away depression. Onions, shallots, leeks, chives, aloes, and other members of the lily family are all high in sulfur and have similar but milder qualities when eaten fresh and raw. Garlic is higher in protein than any other plant food and so it aids in rebuilding body tissues. Regardless of what disease or condition you have, garlic will help tremendously. Four to six cloves per day are a good dosage for everyday, but in acute cases such as pneumonia, strep throat, or any serious disease this can be increased to twelve or more cloves per day. Combine garlic with other vegetables such as tomatoes and cucumbers and chilies in the Vitamix to make a stimulating sauce to put on salads or mix into soups. Cooked garlic adds flavor to cooked foods, but does not have the antibiotic effect. Garlic is also one of the superstars in clearing plaque out of the circulatory system, in fighting cancer, and in curing all of the major diseases. Garlic builds the body, strength, and endurance. It is an aphrodisiac and is indicated in any problems with sexual performance or infertility. Insert garlic cloves in moist soil and water daily. Within one week you will have small garlic plants. You can eat the entire plant: leaves, bulb, and roots. Remember, garlic is natures antibiotic. It will cure almost any infection including the plague. Those who eat it regularly rarely get sick.

Ginger
Dr. Christopher said ginger is the downward herb, prevents nausea, and keeps you from throwing up. Ginger is the best herb for motion sickness. It stimulates circulation going to the capillaries first and back to the heart whereas Cheyenne goes to the heart first and outward to the capillaries. Ginger contains organic aluminum which is needed by the brain. Inorganic aluminum has been found in cases Alzheimers and fixing organic

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aluminum at the brain sites can prevent this. Ginger is warming in cases of cold or chill. Ginger juice mixed with lemon juice and vegetable glycerin makes an excellent Ginger Ale concentrate which you can add to apple juice, rejuvilac, food or water.

Golden Seal
Dr. Christopher called golden seal the healer of healers. It is strongly anti-biotical and can be substituted for garlic, for those who refuse garlic. It cures the worst infections in gums, skin, wounds, etc. Just apply the powder on the area. Golden seal can be taken up to a teaspoon or two in cases of serious infection or illness for short periods of time. But it should not be taken for extended periods because it will deplete the Vitamin B from your body.

Hawthrorne
Hawthorne is a largish bush native to Europe. It has beautiful flowers in the Spring and berries in the Fall. The berries, the flowers, the bark, and the leaves are all restorative to the heart, lower blood pressure, clear blood vessels, and are anti-spasmodic. Get the dried berries in large quantities from Pacific Botanicals, reconstitute them with pure water, blend, and strain. Consume two or three bowls of the thick sweet mucilage daily as a heart and circulatory tonic in all cases of heart disease. See Heart Disease.

Horse Chestnut
The nut from the horse chestnut tree is specific for micro-circulation and swollen feet and ankles. It improves circulation at the micro level throughout the body. After taking it, I feel more awake and alert. I suspect it improves circulation in the brain. By experimenting, I figured out how to prepare it. Buy a one pound bag of the dried, cut nut from Pacific Botanicals. Soak two handfuls in a blender over night. The next morning blend at high speed for 5 minutes. Strain into a glass jar. Add 30 % vegetable glycerin. Take one full teaspoon per day. Do not exceed two teaspoons per day because it is a very powerful herb and can strain the kidneys. But it is perfectly safe at the recommended dosage.

Horseradish and Apple Juice Glycerin Tincture


Dr. Shook gives this formula for making a horseradish and apple juice glycerin tincture for both internal use and external application: 24 oz fresh squeezed apple juice 4 oz horseradish root fresh pealed and cut into pieces

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Blend in the Vitamix at high speed until the horseradish is pulverized. Pour into a 32 oz jar with screw lid. Allow to sit for 12 to 24 hours at room temperature. Strain into another jar and 4 to 6 oz vegetable glycerin to the liquid, screw on lid and shake well to mix in the glycerin. Place the solid pulp into a glass jar with a wide mouth, add 2 oz glycerin, and stir well with a spoon. Refrigerate. Dose Internal: Take one or two teaspoons of the pulp 3 or 4 times a day before meals and at bedtime.

External Application: Saturate cloths in the fluid and apply to the affected parts. Cover with plastic and wrap to hold in place. Keep on over night or equivalent. Comfrey powder could be mixed with the above liquid to add a cell growth proliferant action. Dr. Shook wrote: Horseradish is a very powerful medicinal which has been used for thousands of years. It will penetrate the area which has become stagnant. It is powerfully digestive and will tone the entire digestive system. Its uses include dropsy, muscular rheumatism, poor circulation, malnutrition, atonic constipation, debility, and low blood pressure. Fresh raw horseradish is very hot and pungent. Peal, cut, and blend at high speed in apple cider vinegar to make a thick paste. Open the lid, stick your nose in, eyes open, and take some deep breaths while blinking. Put a teaspoon in your mouth and chew it. Breathe more of the fumes. This will clear the sinuses and throat. Best to do this in a sitting position to avoid injury as you faint and collapse on the the floor. Store the paste in a glass jar in the frig. Cover with more apple cider vinegar to preserve. Consume 2 spoons per day and finish the jar within a week. Fresh raw horseradish stimulates the excretion of mucus membrane, improves the vigor of the digestive system, stimulates the circulation, chases away depression, and increases strength while clearing the complexion.

Hydrangea
The root of the flowering hydrangea is used for urinary problems and especially for dissolving kidney stones. The hydrangea root can be soaked overnight and then boiled to make a decoction. It would be good to add marshmallow root to this decoction to coat and lubricate the stones. An alternative approach is to drink the marsh mallow tea separately and prepare the hydrangea in apple juice. Place the cut root in a glass jar and fill with fresh squeezed apple juice. Place the jar in the sun or in a warm place for three days. Strain and drink. If you want to preserve for a long time add 25% or more vegetable glycerin. Both the

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hydrangea and the apple juice are cleansing to the urinary system and in this formula their cleansing power is multiplied.

Irish Moss
Dr. Shook wrote: Its magnesium phosphate supplies material for nourishment of muscleIt purifies, strengthens, and vitalizes nearly nine-tenths of the cellular structure and vital fluids of the entire organism. Its iodine content works wonders on the entire glandular system, often changing the whole chemistry from disease to health.

Juniper
The aromatic berries of the juniper are stimulant, diuretic, antiseptic, and digestive. They are used to flavor some foods and gin. Use juniper berries for cystitis, difficult urination, urinary infection, arthritis, and rheumatism.

Lobelia
Lobelia is relaxing in small doses and emetic in large doses. In all cases it is catalytic, enabling the system to do the right thing. It resets the nervous system, opens up passages, and clears blockages of long standing. Its effect can last for hours but often fades out after 10 or 20 minutes. However, its effect can be extended by using a stimulant such as cayenne or peppermint. Lobelia was used by the American Indians and was popularized by Samuel Thomson around the 1830s and 1840s. He wrote to make a tincture using the ground up fresh herb and vinegar. This preparation is for the most violent attacks of disease, such as lockjaw, bite of mad dog, drowned persons, fits spasms, and all cases of suspended animation, where the vital spark is nearly extinct. It will not work in 2 cases: where the patient is dying and where there is no disease. It clears all obstructions to the extremities and will be felt in the fingers and toes producing a prickling feeling. But it soon exhausts itself and if not followed by some other medicine to hold the vital heat till nature is able to support itself by digesting food it will not be sufficient to remove disease that has become seated, He therefore used cayenne tincture in conjunction with lobelia tincture to retain the internal vital heat of the system and cause a free perspiration.

Marshmallow Root Powder and Slippery Elm Bark Powder


These soothing, demulcent, and emollient foods are very similar in their healing and nutrient properties. Dr. Shook wrote: Slippery elm is excellent remedy for all inflamed surfaces and organs, either internal or external, stomach, intestines, lungs, bronchi and skin. It is especially good for fire and burns or burns due acid or strong alkali, inflamed 95

or swollen joints or muscles, dry and cough, inflammation of the chest, inflamed and swollen glands, and infected wounds. It is a fine builder of bone and flesh in rachitic and weak children. On his audio CD, Dr. Christopher tells of a young boy who was a skeleton, with bed sores, unable to get out of bed, and unable to keep any food down. Dr. Christopher nursed this boy back to health giving him only slippery elm with water and applying slippery elm on the bed sores. Marshmallow is equivalent with a less sweet taste. They are outstanding builders of muscle and all parts of the body and the perfect foods for curing all diseases. They are difficult to mix with water, because they clump. But if mixed with psyllium first, they mix with water without any clumping. Take at least two heaping tablespoons of slippery elm and/or marshmallow every day. Here is a recipe which I really like. It makes a delicious snack. You can mix up a big jar and keep it handy for any time you get hungry during the day. 2 Tablespoons 1 Tablespoon 1 Tablespoon 1 Tablespoon 1 half Teaspoon Slippery Elm and/or Marshmallow Powder Psyllium Walnuts (Whole or Pieces) Rolled Oats Cinnamon Powder

Mix the ingredients together in a bowl and add small amounts of water and honey or maple syrup while stirring until the ingredients finish absorbing liquid and reach the consistency of applesauce. This usually takes a minute or two.

Mullen
Mullen leaf is an excellent antibiotical expectorant. The combination of 3 parts mullen and 1 part lobelia is used for any glandular problem including swollen lymph glands, swollen breasts, thyroid, etc. One night the lymph glands at the back of my neck were so swollen that I couldnt turn my head even a quarter of an inch. I drank three cups of the mullen and lobelia tea and wrapped a cloth soaked in the same tea around my neck and covered with plastic wrap. The next morning the problem was gone.

Neem
Neem is a fast growing tree from India. It is insecticidal, antifungal, antibiotic, antiseptic, anti-parasitical, and alterative. The leaves, bark, and fruit are used. Neem oil is made from the fruit and is used as an insect repellant and antifungal skin oil. When leaves are used for fodder the animals love them and are healthy and parasite free. Their manure contains neem and repels flies and all insects. Neem wood is excellent for fuel, furniture, and house construction. The tall spreading trees provide shade and the area under the trees is virtually insect free. No ants climb up neem trees. Neem has been spread to nearly all tropical areas where it will grow. Neem projects have been executed 96

by numerous non-governmental organizations in Africa and Latin America and many tropical islands including Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, etc. Neem generates income, reclaims the environment, and provides numerous products for health and agriculture.

Nettle
Nettle is also called stinging nettle in many places. Nettle is alterative and nutritive. It is high in iron and is especially beneficial for male and female problems and for pregnancy. See Red raspberry for discussion of the red raspberry and nettle combination used during pregnancy.

Oat Straw and Horsetail


These two herbs are both high in organic silicon. Organic silicon is essential for tissue formation but it is deficient in most diets. Silicon deficiency contributes to lymphatic congestion, thick swollen ankles that never go back to normal, varicose veins, cancer, neuromuscular diseases, and many other diseases. Oat straw must be boiled for at least 8 minutes to extract the silicon. Horsetail tea can be prepared by infusion. Drink two or three cups per day.

Peppermint
Peppermint is the mint with menthol. Peppermint is warming, stimulant, digestive, antispasmodic, and decongestant. Peppermint and elder tea is a traditional treatment for flu and pneumonia and high fever diseases. An 85 year old lady came to Richard Schultz with cancer. He knew she was not up to his Incurables Program so he asked her if she had any herbs growing in her yard. She said yes she had lots of peppermint growing in her back yard. He told her to drink large amounts of it daily. She did and the cancer disappeared!

Red Raspberry
Dr. Christopher recommended red raspberry daily before, during, and after pregnancy. My daughters took red raspberry and nettle tea during pregnancy and the result was very healthy babies. Red raspberry is astringent, high in iron, aids in preventing colds and flu, and is a specific for reproductive health in both sexes and for all ages.

Sage
Sage is a culinary herb which adds a rich flavor and aroma to foods. It is carminative, promotes saliva, and improves digestion. It is antiseptic, antispasmodic, and tonic. Sage is well known for its effects on the brain increasing memory and alertness and 97

decreasing depression. One of the meanings of the word sage is wise as in sage advice. A sage is a wise old man. Sage is said to promote long life. Sage sooths the mucus membranes of the mouth and throat and is used for sore throat, laryngitis, and gum disease. Sage is specific for menopause and hot flashes.

St. Johns Wort


The pretty yellow flowers of St. Johns Wort resemble somewhat marigold and chamomile flowers. These three herbs share antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic qualities. The major difference is that St. Johns Wort is a stronger nervine and anti-depressant. It is used for depression, neurasthenia, neuralgia, nerve pains, back pains, and nerve pains.

Thyme
Thyme is a common culinary herb used especially in Italian cooking. Thyme is one of the strongest antiseptics and vermicides around. Thyme is used reliably in the worst cases of lung infections, bronchitis, and whooping cough. It will kill all worms and is specific for hookworms. Thyme is also used for digestion, cystitis, bed wetting, cuts, and fungal infections. Thyme oil is an extremely strong antiseptic useful for cuts, wounds, and fungus.

Turmeric
Turmeric is the herb that gives curry powder its characteristic yellow color. It is possibly the most used herb for both cooking and medicine in India. It is used for indigestion, liver disease, diarrhea, insect bites, cuts, burns, sore eyes, high and low blood sugar, and on and on. The principal action of turmeric is centered on the liver and gall bladder causing them to purge bile and normalize. This action then radiates out to all of the glands including the thyroid, pancreas, and adrenals.

Yarrow
Yarrow is one of the best multi-purpose herbal teas that can be used regularly and in large amounts as a general restorative and tonic. Yarrow is diaphoretic and febrifugal. It is used for fevers, colds, flu, and pneumonia. It is stypic but also promotes circulation. Yarrow is excellent for menstrual problems used regularly it will often work miracles all by itself.

Vegetable Glycerin

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Vegetable glycerin is an amazing substance with many uses and great value in natural healing. Because of its nature between water and oil, it is able to penetrate into places where water cant. If you put vegetable glycerin on your skin, it will not evaporate like water will and it will not fully absorb into the skin like oil will. Instead, it will partly absorb but mostly it will stay on the skin adhering there until it is wiped off or washed off. All by itself it is mildly antiseptic and healing. You can mix herbs with it and apply as a poultice. Raj told me that when she worked for the Red Cross in Peshawar, Pakistan they administered vegetable glycerin as a tonic to the sick and weak. It is a tonic all by itself. It is also very sweet and makes a good sweetener for herbal teas and for blended foods. Dr. Shook wrote: Vegetable glycerin unites with many insoluble poisons that have become lodged or deposited in the body including various forms of mercury, arsenic, iodine, mineral sulfates, strychnine, lead, etc. It is sometimes exceedingly difficult to dissolve and dislodge these poisons from the tissues. Glycerin will often dissolve them and carry them out of the organism. So many mysterious diseases which defy diagnosis are caused by deposited poisons. Therefore, this information is invaluable to the practicing herbalist. Vegetable glycerin will serve well in any disease to remove the toxins which are blocking recovery. Most people have never heard of vegetable glycerin and want to know what this mysterious substance is. The following general information about vegetable glycerin is taken from Botanical.com: Vegetable glycerine comes to us through a very complex and sophisticated method of extraction known as Hydrolysis, and the end product that we refer to as "Vegetable Glycerine" is usually the by-product of another oils production. The basics of this system is that the fats and oils of a raw ingredient (usually palm or coconut oils) are split into crude glycerol fats, under the combined action of water, temperature and pressure. These temperatures can exceed 400 degrees and the material is usually kept under pressure for 20-30 minutes. What is actually occurring is a sort of "counter-flow" where the water absorbs glycerol from the fatty acid phase of the oil production. After this phase this glycerol is isolated and further distilled to give buyers a standard 99% Glycerine product. Vegetable Glycerine is a clear, colorless, and odorless liquid with an incredibly sweet taste having the consistency of thick syrup. It is used as an agent in cosmetics, toothpaste, shampoos, soaps, herbal remedies, pharmaceuticals, and other household items. Because it is soluble in both, water and alcohol, its versatility is a major benefactor in its purported growth and popularity within the manufacturing sector. It is invaluable as a natural source ingredient with emollient like properties which can soften and soothe the skin and it assists the outer epidermis in retaining moisture. This helps to explain why it is one of the most popular cosmetic additives used today. Other uses include its solvency action which aides herbalists in extracting botanical properties from plant materials without the use of alcohol. This is especially helpful for those with alcohol sensitivities as most liquid herbal extracts contain alcohol. Extracts made from Vegetable Glycerine typically have a shelf life of 14-24 months whereas alcohol extracts can have an extended shelf life of 4-6 years.

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How to Make Herbal Preparations


Herbal preparations include juices, teas, tinctures, syrups, oils, creams, and poultices.

Herbal Juices
Herbal juices can be made using a juicer, a tincture press, or a blender. Fresh herbal juices are probably the most potent form of herbal nutrition. Whenever it is possible to do so, juicing the fresh herbs is an excellent idea. Which procedure to use for juicing herbs depends on the herbs to be juiced and on what equipment is available. Juicer Option: The Omega Juicer and the various Wheatgrass Juicers are good for juicing many herbs. Both electric and manual models are available. You can go on line and do a Google search for these types of juicers. The Champion Juicer is good for certain herbs such as ginger, parsley, and other herbs which are relatively juicy, but it is useless for grasses and other fine and delicate herbs. Tincture Press Option: A tincture press is a step up from a juicer because it will put the herbs under high pressure and press out the maximum amount of juice from the herbs. Horizon Herbs sells an excellent tincture press for $650 plus shipping. There are cheaper presses which can also be used effectively. It may be necessary to grind, blend, or mash the herbs before slowly expressing the juice in the tincture press. Blender Option: Cut the herbs in pieces. Fill your container (glass, cup, bottle, thermos, or any container) with water and pour it into the blender. Add enough herb pieces to about half fill up the space occupied by the water in the blender. Blend at a high speed and strain back into the container. If you repeat this procedure with the pulp two or three times you will get more out of the herbs each time until there is nothing left except the white cellulose of the herbs which you can throw away. I have used a blender many times to juice burdock root and to juice wheat grass and other grasses. It is cheap and easy and it works really well. Herbal juices should be drunk soon after juicing. They lose their potency by the minute. After a few hours you may as well throw them away. However, you can preserve an herbal juice by making a tincture see the discussion of tinctures below.

Herbal Teas
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The hotter the water is when you pour it on the herbs the faster it will extract. A cold infusion takes longer but it does less damage to the enzymes and vitamins. Delicate herbs like sage and saffron are good in a cold infusion. To make a decoction, place the herbs in a pan with water and boil or simmer the herbs for a period of time ten minutes or twenty minutes or longer. Roots, barks and woody parts of herbs are appropriate for decoctions. To concentrate the decoction, you can put it on low heat for a longer time and evaporate the water until the decoction is as thick as you desire but be careful not to let it get dry and burn. Most teas are made using dried herbs which extract more easily than fresh herbs. But fresh herb teas can be a real treat with vibrant colors, flavors, and aroma unattainable using dried herbs. To make the best fresh herb tea there a couple of tips to keep in mind. First tip is to mince them up before putting them in the container so that they will extract better. Second tip is to use plenty of herbs and really pack them into the container. Infuse for leaves and flowers and decoct for roots, barks, and woody parts. Mint, lemon balm, thyme, and any fresh garden herb is a good candidate for making a fresh herb tea.

Herbal Tinctures
Herbal tinctures can be made with vegetable glycerin, apple cider vinegar, or grain alcohol. Vegetable glycerin tinctures and apple cider vinegar tinctures have a shelf life of 6 months to a year or more. Grain alcohol tinctures can last for many years if kept well sealed and in a cool and dark place. Despite the fact that vegetable glycerin tinctures and apple cider vinegar tinctures have a shorter shelf life, they are usually superior to alcohol tinctures because both vegetable glycerin and apple cider vinegar are very beneficial for healing whereas alcohol is empty calories and negative nutrition. However, there are a few herbs with important constituents which can only be extracted with alcohol and in these cases an alcohol tincture is the only option. Vegetable Glycerin Tinctures To make a vegetable glycerin tincture, Dr. Edmond Shook recommended to first make a tea (infusion or decoction) and then to add a minimum of 25% vegetable glycerin to preserve it. In this procedure, water is the menstrum and you just follow the procedures described above to make tea, concentrate the tea as much as you want, let it cool, and add the vegetable glycerin. Another way to make a vegetable glycerin tincture is to use the vegetable glycerin itself as the menstrum. In this case it is recommended to blend the glycerin and the herb well and allow the mixture to sit and macerate for two weeks. After two weeks strain through a strainer and allow to settle for two days. Because of the high viscosity of glycerin, this

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settling time may be necessary. If solids settle to the bottom, decant through a several layers of cheesecloth. A third way to make vegetable glycerin tincture is to add vegetable glycerin to herbal juice. In this case, make the herbal juice according to the directions given above and add a minimum of 25% vegetable glycerin. I have done this with ginger juice, hawthorn berry mucilage, and lemon juice with very satisfactory results. To be safe, I usually put about 30% vegetable glycerin instead of the minimum of 25%. This has the advantage that I dont have to worry about really accurate measurement and I have never had a vegetable glycerin tincture spoil on me even though I have kept them unrefrigerated in warm tropical climates such as Thailand and Puerto Rico. See the section above entitled Vegetable Glycerin for more information about vegetable glycerin and its many uses. Apple Cider Vinegar Tinctures Apple cider vinegar has 5 percent acetic acid. As a result, it is better than water at dissolving and extracting many herbal constituents. It will also store without spoiling for several months or even for years under the right conditions when it is kept cool, out of the light and tightly sealed. Apple cider itself is highly beneficial for digestion and nutrition. It is also cleansing and dissolves calcium and other mineral deposits accumulated outside the cell structure throughout the body. For all these reasons, making an apple cider vinegar tincture is an excellent option. Various vegetables such as horse radish, chilies, garlic, sweet peppers, onions, etc. can be grated into small pieces or blended with apple cider vinegar to preserve them. Keep in a jar in the refrigerator and use when desired. To make a typical apple cider vinegar tincture, put the herbs (dry or fresh) into a container and add apple cider vinegar so that the herbs are occupying about half of the space containing apple cider vinegar. Allow to sit for two weeks while shaking daily. Strain into another container. Press the herbs if they are retaining a significant amount of the apple cider vinegar. When making an apple cider vinegar tincture with seeds, roots, or uncut herbs, it is best to grind them up or blend them at a high speed with the apple cider vinegar before macerating for two weeks.

Alcohol Tinctures

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Only grain alcohol is recommended for making alcohol tinctures. 20 percent alcohol content is the minimum required to keep an alcohol tincture from spoiling. However, in order to extract well from herbs it is recommended that the alcohol content of the macerating mixture should be at least 40 percent. This means that the common 80 proof alcohol (which contains 40 percent alcohol) is adequate for dry herbs. If the herbs are fresh, then their liquid content needs to be taken into account. If they are not highly juicy herbs, 100 proof alcohol (which has 50 percent alcohol) content should be sufficient. In some states, 190 proof grain alcohol (which has 95 percent alcohol) is for sale and can be mixed with water to get the exact desired alcohol content. When selecting the alcohol to use, try to find one with no sugar added and little or no flavoring. Smirnoffs Vodka is a good choice because it is well filtered and has almost no impurities. Alcohol will often extract better and last longer. For this reason many commercial herb product companies prefer to sell alcohol tinctures. Many people argue that the small amount of alcohol in a recommended dosage of a tincture is not significant and can be easily metabolized by the liver. This argument makes sense for a person who is in good general health and will truly only be using a small amount for a limited time. However, it doesnt make sense for a person with a chronic disease or degenerative condition because such a person is not in good health and will not require only a little bit of herbal medicine. When we are on the Wholistic Program and fighting a killer disease we dont want the body to have to divert its limited resources to eliminating poison. Alcohol is empty calories and has no nutritive value at all. The alcohol in the herbal tincture although it has absorbed some herbal properties is still very empty and thirsty and extracts from the body tissues. It pulls calcium and other minerals out of the bones, teeth, hair, skin, veins, arteries, muscles, nerves, and brain. It travels rapidly to every part of the body where it weakens the immune system and interrupts the healing process. There are some important constituents in some herbs which can only be extracted by alcohol. Dr. Shook wrote about one case of epilepsy where he had to use alcohol tincture of black cohosh to get a cure. Evergreen tree saps will not dissolve in water but will in alcohol. But there are only relatively few cases where alcohol is really needed to extract constituents which will not dissolve in water. For 99 percent of herbs, vegetable glycerin or apple cider vinegar tinctures will do the job and alcohol is not necessary. For a list of such herbs, please see the discussion of vegetable glycerin in An Advanced Treatise on Herbology by Dr. Edmond Shook. However, because glycerin and vinegar tinctures are weaker, it may be necessary to use more perhaps about twice as much.

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For many years, I have been using an alcohol tincture of Dr. Christophers Eyebright Formula for my eyes. I fill the eyedropper half full with water and add about 6 drops of the tincture and then let it sit for an hour or more before washing my eyes with the eyebright solution. I let it sit for an hour or more before using it because this allows the alcohol in the tincture to evaporate. I learned from experience that if I use the eyewash solution too soon the alcohol content in it makes my eyes really sting. Anyone using an alcohol tincture for any purpose can evaporate off the alcohol before consuming the tincture. This is very easy to do. Just put the desired dosage of tincture on a plate and leave it out in the open air long enough for the alcohol to evaporate. The warmer the plate is the faster the alcohol will evaporate. Alternately, you can add hot water to the tincture and this will also accelerate the evaporation. There is also a process of converting an alcohol tincture to a glycerin tincture. The final result is a glycerin tincture with no alcohol. This process is also very easy and very simple. First, evaporate off the alcohol content of the entire alcohol tincture. This can be done by putting the alcohol tincture in a shallow pan such as a clean frying pan or cafeteria tray or baking dish. Allow it to sit in the open until all the alcohol content has evaporated. A litmus paper test is one way to determine that all of the alcohol has evaporated. If your sense of smell is good, you can also tell by smelling. Or perhaps you can tell by tasting. When the alcohol has all evaporated, pour the liquid back into a container and add a minimum of 25 percent vegetable glycerin.

Herbal Syrups
The old way to make herbal syrup is with about 2 parts sugar and one part herbal tea or herbal juice. I have read that such syrups will store well and not spoil. But they are two thirds poison and hey are not natural healing! An alternative is to use raw pure honey and mix herbs with it. If the honey is kept thick enough it will not spoil though it may crystallize. But if you put too much water in honey syrup it will definitely spoil and it is difficult to know how much is too much. In my experience, even a little bit of water is dangerous to add to honey. So, my recommendation for making a syrup which will store for a long time without spoiling is to make a syrup with a minimum of 25% vegetable glycerin. The vegetable glycerin itself is sweet and will contribute to the sweetness of the syrup. To make the syrup sweet enough you can add honey or fresh squeezed sugar cane juice or stevia or any sweet fruit juice provided it doesnt have any big lumps.

Herbal Infused Oils


To make an herbal infused oil, put the herbs in a container and cover with a good quality vegetable oil like olive oil, almond oil, etc. Allow to macerate for two weeks and strain through a cloth or fine strainer. To increase the extraction, put the container in the sun or in a warm place. One way to make the oil warm is to put the container in a crock pot

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fitted with a dimmer switch. Use a candy thermometer to check the temperature of the water in the crock pot and calibrate the dimmer switch. Set the temperature at somewhere between 110 and 120 degrees F. Herbal infused oils will last pretty well and are very valuable for applying herbal healing through the skin. One example is arnica infused oil used for inflammation and bruises.

Herbal Creams
To make an herbal cream or ointment start with one infused oil or with a mixture of infused oils. Next add something to the infused oil to make it solid or semi-solid as desired. One good thing to add is beeswax which will stay solid even in hot weather. The beeswax needs to be melted and mixed with the infused oil(s) and then poured into containers and allowed to cool. When planning to make a cream you can choose coconut oil to infuse the herbs in because coconut oil solidifies at cool temperatures and requires less beeswax to stay solid even in hot weather.

Herbal Poultices
Herbal poultices consist of mashed or ground up herbs applied externally. An example of a simple poultice is plantain leaves mashed up in your hands and applied to an insect bite, scrape, or any case of localized blood poisoning. Comfrey, hounds tongue, mullen, cabbage, grass, and many herbs make good poultices when they are fresh and juicy and can be mashed or ground up and applied. Dry herbs can also be used to make poultices if liquid is added. Fresh and dry herbs can be combined in a poultice too. Several drawing poultices are described under Cancer. These poultices can be used for any lump, tumor, or problem which is near the skin or even is deep in the tissue. To make a poultice, we start with some herbs and blend them at a high speed. The liquids which are good for blending poultices include apple cider vinegar, vegetable glycerin, herbal juices, herbal teas, and water. After blending the herbs you need to thicken a poultice and to make it more sticky so it will adhere better. As thickeners you can use marshmallow powder, slippery elm bark powder, Bentonite clay, activated charcoal, raw potatoes, coconut meat from the green coconut, banana, avocado, or any organic plant material which provides a suitable medium. Adjust the amounts of liquid and thickener to get a consistency that will spread easily but will not run. Poultice mixes are made from perishable herbs and are not meant to have a long shelf life. But especially if made with vegetable glycerin and/or apple cider vinegar, the poultice mixes may store for a few days up to a week or so while being used up. It is recommended to refrigerate and check it each day to be sure the poultice mixture is not developing mould or turning rancid. From experience you can learn to make only as much as will be used up before it goes bad.

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The Historical Roots of Natural Healing


All of the ancient cultures practiced natural healing to some extent. The American Indians, the aborigines, the Eskimos, the natives of Europe, Africa, Polynesia, and Asia all used local herbs, the sun, water, earth, air, body movement, and spiritual practices for healing. Each of these societies had an amazing understanding of healing deriving from their closeness to nature. Meadows Kenneth describes this in his several books about Shamanic practices. Where Eagles Fly A Shamanic Way to Inner Wisdom is a good book to get an introduction to this subject. The basic principles of natural healing were developed in the most complete form in an Ancient Teaching in pre-history sometime before 6,000 BC in the ancient Sumeria/Mesopotamian civilization between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. This area was once called Babylon and today it is part of Iraq. The earliest records of the Ancient Teaching are in pictures, called pictographs. Some of them are attributed to Zarathustra the First who lived around 6000 BC. The Ancient Teaching was codified and recorded in writing in the Zend Avesta by Zarathustra the Second who lived in Persia (modern Iran) around 4000 BC. The Zarathustrian beliefs spread from Mesopotamia and Persia east to India and west to Israel. They can be seen depicted in the Wheel of Yogas of Patanjali, in the Wheel of Life of Buddha, and in the Essene Tree of Life. In these ancient religions, the mind, body, and spirit were viewed as a unity of the individual and the individual was viewed as a part of nature and the cosmos. Good was harmony with nature and the cosmos and evil was disharmony with nature and the cosmos. A framework was developed for understanding the struggle between light and darkness, good and evil. In the Essene Tree of Life developed between 200 BC and 100 AD: The good forces in nature (i.e. on the Earth) were seven: The Earthly Mother, joy, vitality, earth and nutritive food coming from the earth, clean air, clean water, and sunlight. The good forces in the cosmos (i.e. in the sky) were seven: The Heavenly Father, power, love, wisdom, eternal life, creative work, and peace. The health and preservation of the individual, the family, the nation, and society were all optimized by regular daily commune with the earthly forces and nightly commune with the heavenly forces. These communes inspired a life devoted to understanding and living in harmony with the natural and cosmic universal laws. Zarathustra developed a drama to enact the struggle between good forces of light and evil forces of darkness. The good forces in white opposed the evil forces in black on a 64 square board. This was the ancient origin of the game of chess.

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This Ancient Teaching which is most fully articulated in the Essene writings was a very complete system not only of health, but also of peace and order in society. The Ancient Teaching is the historical origin of the fundamentals of natural healing and even provides a blueprint for healthy societies and world peace. Dr. Edmond Bordeaux Szekely made a life study of the cosmic elements of world religions and advocated a way of life which he called essene and which he conceptualized based in large part on the writings of Zarathustra and the Essenes though he did in fact draw upon parallels in Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Aztec, Mayan, and other world religions. Essene living incorporates a search for truth and enlightenment through consciousness, commune with nature, study of the great literary works, art and music, a minimum of possessions, respect for all living things, non-violence, love and compassion, service and teaching, and health through harmony with the natural and cosmic laws. Edmond Szekely also coined the term biogenic for food which is still growing and is capable of reproducing. The most valuable biogenic food is in its rapid growth stage, such as sprouts and young shoots of grass and other plants just starting in the growth process. In this stage, food has the most energy and life force and is therefore most beneficial to sustain life and heal diseases. The Essene way of life calls for contentment with a minimum of possessions necessary to sustain and fulfill life in service to others. Minimizing needs and avoiding luxury is an essential step towards freedom. Greed for the illusory material things makes slaves of people and keeps them from the true quest for health, compassion, and love of life. Luxury is a vice for the man who stands in need of many things imposes thereby on himself all the anxiety, and submits to all the means just or unjust of acquiring them. As soon as he possesses an enjoyment, he covets another. He always wants more; he is never rich and content. He must have splendid furniture, expensive clothes, a train of attendants, horses, carriages, women, theatrical representations, and games. Now to supply so many expenses, much money must be had and he looks on every method of procuring it as good and even necessary. At first he borrows, afterwards he steals, robs, plunders, is at war with everyone, ruins and is ruined. He is blinded to the splendor of nature and squanders his eyesight, his hearing, and his health, while growing more and more alone and isolated from his companions. Dr. Szekely co-founded the International Biogenic Society with Nobel Prize winning author Romain Rolland. The IBS Credo says in part We believe we shall mobilize all the forces of life against the forces of death. For a free catalogue of books written by Dr. Szekely, write to the International Biogenic Society, P.O. Box 849, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada V1L6A5. More than 80 books are available form IBS at very reasonable prices. These books include The Essene Gospel of Peace, select portions of the Zend Avesta of Zarathustra, a three volume series entitled Search for the Ageless which describes Dr. Szekelys travels his experiments with essene living and healing, plus numerous other works by this amazing author. There is no phone number, no email

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address, and no credit cards are accepted -- you must pay by check or money order in US dollars. But the catalogue is free and IBS always responds personally to your letters.

Four Healing Programs of 20th Century USA


This guide book draws on several programs that were developed in the USA during the 20th century for preventing and curing the so called incurable diseases. These programs emerged out of turbulent and difficult times for natural healing in the United States. Around 1900 there were more herbal doctors than allopathic doctors in the United States. Then in the early 1900s the Eclectic schools of medicine were one by one put out of business and the practice of herbal medicine dwindled to an all time low. At the same time farm fresh organic produce and whole organic foods nearly disappeared from use. Junk foods, convenience foods, processed foods, and the use of artificial substances in foods multiplied. Chronic and debilitative diseases rapidly increased. However, natural healing was not extinguished. A back-to-nature counter-culture developed and a few brilliant and courageous innovators stood out as leaders in the development of new techniques and programs of natural healing. Herbology in the USA during the 19th Century was basically European herbology enriched by certain herbs native to North America (e.g. lobelia, ginseng, and echinacea) and herbal practices learned from the American Indians. Robert Thomson practiced herbal medicine in the 1830 to the 1850 timeframe. He popularized the use of lobelia to clear acute conditions and he used cayenne along with the lobelia to multiply and extend the curative effect of the lobelia. Another key herb used by Robert Thomson was bayberry for canker and digestive disorders of a chronic nature. An excellent example of American herbal practice during the early 20th Century is to be found in Back to Eden by Jethro Kloss. All of the diseases of the 19th and early 20th Century including heart disease, cancer, and pneumonia were successfully treated and cured using natural methods such as those so well described in this easy to read book. There are several healing programs which have demonstrated success in curing the major diseases. The four program s which I admire the most and which I have drawn on the most are the following: 1. 2. 3. 4. Dr. John R. Christophers Curing the Incurables Program Richard Schultzs Incurables Programs Norman Walkers Juice and Live Food Diet Ann Wigmores Program featuring Sprouts and Wheat Grass Juice

Dr. Christophers Curing the Incurables Program

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Dr. John R. Christopher founded the School of Natural healing in 1953 following upon a successful career as a naturopathic physician. Dr. Christopher was a widely read and eclectic teacher who benefited from his willingness to learn from all sources. One of his teachers was Dr. Edward Shook whose teachings on herbology contain some of the most brilliant and powerful concepts and herbal combinations for curing serious diseases. Dr. Shooks recommendations are based on a long and successful professional practice and they really work. Dr. John R. Christopher did a lot to popularize herbal medicine and make it into a wholistic program which includes sun bathing, deep breathing, hot baths, massage, reflexology, iridology, herbs, and a diet program of juices, raw vegetarian foods, and herbal formulas. Dr. Christophers little pamphlet entitled Curing the Incurables summarizes his recommended home therapy program which has been successful in curing most major diseases. I highly recommend purchasing this pamphlet which costs only $2. Here is a summary of the program: Liquids. Drink 1 oz of liquid daily for each pound of body weight. So, for example if you weigh 132 pounds drink 132 oz daily which is equal to one gallon or approximately 4 liters. The liquid should be mostly fresh squeezed organic juice and the remainder should be pure water or herbal tea made from pure water. For the first week, drink fresh carrot juice, the second weak fresh apple juice, and the third weak fresh grape juice. On the fourth weak repeat carrot, fifth week apple, sixth week grape, and so on. Drink by chewing swishing in the mouth an eight-ounce glass or more each hour during the day until the minimum amount has been consumed. Drink more if you so desire. Drink one cup or more of slippery elm gruel each day. The liquid can be as thin or thick as desired. With this herb, you take the powder and carefully mix it with enough water (preferably distilled) to form a paste because it does not mix easily. Mix it with some other herb such as psyllium and it will mix with the water more easily. Then thin it to desired consistency by adding more water. A little honey can be added if preferred. Drink one cup or more of comfrey leaf or root tea each day. Twenty minutes before or after drinking the juice, tea or gruel, drink as much steamdistilled water as desired. Herbal Formulas: A total of 7 herbal formulas are recommended on this program: 1. A cell building formula. 2. A blood purifying combination. 3. A lower bowel tonic. 4. A nerve combination. 5. A pancreas aid combination. 6. A calcium aid formula. 7. A motor nerve and spinal cord combination. Taking all these herbs in tea, syrup, or capsule form is quite a feat of scheduling and dedication!!

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Deep Breathing: Learn to breathe deeply and dedicate time to it each day. This is breathing with both the chest and abdomen at the same time all the way in and all the way out and continuing for at least 10 minutes or more several times per day. Clothing: Use only natural fibers such as cotton, wool, linen, or silk for clothes and bed covers. Natural fibers allow moisture to get out and air to get in. Releasing Static Electricity: Walk barefoot on the lawn or bare earth to get rid of the static electricity in the body and to allow new electrical vibration to come from the atmosphere. Three Oil Massage: For the first two days, massage with castor oil, using a clockwise circular motion from the top of the head to the bottom of the feet, always working towards the heart. The next two days use olive oil, and the last two days of the week massage with wheat germ oil. Day of Rest: On the seventh day, rest using no foods, herbs, or juice, only steam-distilled water as much as is desired. Sunbathe: Immediately after the massage, take a sunbath each day in the nude. Gradually, build up to 30 minutes front and 30 minutes back daily. Baths: Each day have a hot bath for at least 30 minutes as hot as possible and accompanied by a good hot sweating tea such as yarrow or peppermint. Followed the bath with a cold shower or cold bath. Use a good organic soap. Each day before the bath, give a dry skin brushing (always towards the heart), using a natural bristle brush. Herbal Fomentation's: Apply an herbal fomentation each night. It should cover the head area (hair line), down the spine, all the way down to the end of the tailbone. Make a cap fit down to the ears (or use a cotton or wool skull cap) and stitch a flannel strip four-to-five inches wide down the back over the spine area. After wetting the fomentation cloth with the B & B formula and lightly wringing it out, cover it with a plastic over the head (shower cap, etc.) and a strip down the spine. To aid the motor nerve and spinal cord, use the B & B formula, inserting with an eye dropper four to six drops of oil of garlic and four to six drops of this herb tincture into each ear six nights a week. Plug the ears with cotton overnight, and on the seventh day flush out the ears with half and half warm apple cider vinegar and distilled water. Repeat this each week during the program.

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Zonal Foot Massage (Reflexology): If possible, use zonal therapy on the feet three times a week, leaving one day in between. Zonal therapy will greatly speed up the program. See www.snh.cc and www.herballegacy.com for more on Dr. Christophers herbal teachings.

Richard Schultzs Incurables Program


Richard Schultz (Professor Cayenne) was a student of Dr. Christopher and Bernard Jansen. He cured himself of heart disease and of a severely burned hand. He established a clinic in Los Angeles and treated the most advanced cases of all the major diseases. At first he used Dr. Christophers formulas and had great success with them, but over time he developed new formulas and techniques in response to the changing disease conditions of his patients. For the bowel he formulated a stronger laxative combination which is necessary to get the bowel moving under current conditions with so much more fast food and devitalized food being consumed and so many more drugs and alcohol being consumed as well. He also formulated a stronger bowel corrective formula for toxic bowel conditions which were not responding to Dr. Christophers recommendations of diet and slippery elm. Richard Schultz also innovated in using much larger dosages of harmless herbs (principally lobelia, cayenne, nervine herbs, nutrient herbs and foods, and immune stimulating herbs) to more rapidly cure serious conditions. Several of his techniques and formulas are described in the Cleansing section above and in the Specific Treatments for Specific Diseases section above. Herbal products, books, and videos from Richard Schultz are available from www.herbdoc.com .

Norman Walkers Juice Therapy


Norman Walkers program of juices and raw foods was successful in curing 157 ailments over the 70 years of Dr. Walkers practice. Eight of his books which are still in print are available from Norwalk Press, in Prescott, AZ phone 928-445-5567. These books are all excellent, explaining why raw foods are essential for vitality and why anything inorganic is not good for the body. Dr. Walkers books explain the workings of all of the organs of the body. His book entitled Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices gives specific juice combinations for each ailment. Dr. Walker operated several health ranches and clinics, but so far as I know there are no facilities today which follow his program in a complete way using the same juice formulas or others selected for each disease and body part. However, the original juicing concept came from Dr. Walker and a lot of juicing is being done all over the world. For example, the Ann Wigmore program described below uses fruit and vegetable juices. There is much scope for extending the type of research which Dr. Walker did and for additional innovations in juicing of sprouts, fruits, berries, and herbs and preserving these juices in tinctures including in tinctures of vegetable glycerin.

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The Ann Wigmores Live Foods Program


Ann Wigmore established the Hippocrates Institute in a big house in Boston and pioneered a program of natural healing of all major diseases based largely on sprouts, wheatgrass, rejuvilac, seed cheeses, fresh juices, fresh raw greens, other vegetables, and fruits administered in conjunction with training in mind-body-spirit healing. Her several books are all excellent. The books entitled Be Your Own Doctor and The Hippocrates Diet describe her diet recommendations. There are five residential facilities in the USA where the Ann Wigmore diet is provided and courses are taught in mind-body-spirit approaches to health. All these locations have excellent programs and are reasonably priced. I highly recommend a visit to one of these facilities. They are all on weekly schedules which vary from one week up to three. These are excellent places to go at a reasonable cost to learn the basics of the live food lifestyle. You must be able to move around and prepare your own wheat grass juice. First there is the actual diet which you receive during the time you are there. This diet will give you a definite boost toward recovery. Second there are all the classes from which you will learn much of direct relevance to curing all diseases. Third you will be able to observe how everything is done and see for yourself that the logistics of growing and preparing the food, the exercises, etc. can be mastered and managed. Fourth you will interact with many others who are facing and curing serious diseases. However, one limitation is that these institutes are not medical facilities and can not treat diseases. Hippocrates Health Institute 1443 Palmdale Court West Palm Beach, FL 33411 Reservations: (800) 842-2125 Tel: (561) 471-8876 Fax: (561) 471-9464 info@hippocratesinst.org reservations@hippocratesinst.org Ann Wigmore Institute Puerto Rico Tel. (787) 868-6307 or (787) 868-0591 Fax (787) 868-2430 wigmore@coqui.net www.annwigmore.org Mailing Address: PO Box 429 Rincn, Puerto Rico 00677 The Ann Wigmore Foundation P.O. Box 399

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San Fidel, New Mexico 87049 Phone (505) 552-0595 Web Site: www.wigmore.org Email: livingfood@wigmore.org Optimum Health Institute San Diego 6970 Central Avenue Lemon Grove CA 91945 Phone 619-464-3346 FAX 589-4098 www.optimumhealth.org Optimum Health Institute Austin 265 Cedar Lane Cedar Creek TX 78612 512-303-4817 FAX 303-1239 www.totalaccess.net

Sources of Supplies, Books, Training, and Services


Juicer: The Champion Juicer and the Omega juicer are good for home use. They cost more than the cheap juicers but pay for themselves in saved produce costs because they make more juice from the fruit and vegetables. The Omega can be used for wheatgrass juice as well as vegetable juice. Pacific Botanicals: 1-541-479-7777 Grants Pass, Oregon Sells Organic Herbs. Best quality bulk herbs and low prices. www.pacificbotanicals.com Water Distillers: Lowcost: (1) Sears in the Plumbing Department. (2) Waterwise in Leesburg, Florida. (3) Durastill in S. Weymouth, MA 1-800-449-5260 Dr. Christopher Herbs: 800-453-1406 Herbs, Vegetable Glycerin, Wheat Germ Oil, and Castor Oil. Dr. Christopher Herb Shop in Springville, Utah: 1-801-489-4500. www.drchristophersherbshop.com Consumer Health Organization of Canada: 416-924-9800 www.consumerhealth.org The School of Natural Healing: www.snh:cc Training and books. Also maintains a data base of herbalist practitioners. Herbal Midwife Association of Utah: Diane Bjarnson, 801-785-9272

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Horizon Herbs: Organic seeds, roots, live plants, books, videos, and tincture press. Phone 541-846-6704 in Williams, Oregon. www.horizonherbs.com A Major Difference: Sells the Ion Cleanse. 1-877-315-8638. Organic Gardening Magazine: www.organicgardening.com Article on Nirilosides: http://www.navi.net/~rsc The Lifeforce Plan: Sells Candida Force for treating Candida Overgrowth. www.lifeforceplan.com Pauls Grains: 1-641-476-3373 Organic grains, flours, cereals, beef, lamb, dried fruits, nuts, seeds, honey, and apples in season. www.paulsgrains.com Merz Apothecary: Bulk herbs, herbal products, Bavarian Alpenol, Swedish Bitters, soaps, lotions, etc. Located in Chicago. Christopher Hobbs: www.christopherhobbs.com Herbal Books and Information

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Michael Moore, Director. Website contains numerous herbal books and remote learning courses are available. www.swsbm.com Steven Foster: www.stevenfoster.com Herbal Books and Fantastic Images

National Organic Directory: Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) www.caff.org 530-756-8518 Organic Farms, Suppliers, Associations, Publications, Seminars, etc. http://earthnotes.tripod.com/index.htm

Bibliography
Sam Biser and Richard Schultz: Save Your Life Video Collection John R. Christopher: Curing the Incurables, Herbal Home Health Care, The School of Natural Healing James A. Duke: The Green Pharmacy Ann Louise Gittleman: Guess What Came to Dinner Horizon Herbs: Growing Guide and Catalogue 541-846-6704

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Michael Ignatief: The Warriors Honor Jethro Kloss: Back to Eden Hanna Kroeger: Parasites The Enemy Within Jeffrey McCombs: Life Force Plan Kenneth Meadows: Where Eagles Fly A Shamanic Way to Inner Wisdom Ellen Norton: Neem Debra Nuzzi St.Clair: Pocket Herbal Reference Cynthia Olson: Australian Tea Tree Oil Guide Mark Pederson: Nutritional Herbology Richard Schultz: Master Herbalist Video Series and Teachers Notes Study Guide, There Are No Incurable Diseases Cleansing and Detoxification Program, Healing Male and Female Diseases Naturally Edmond Shook: Advanced Treatice in Herbology Irene Steenhagen: Aromatherapy for One and All Edmond Szekely: The Essene Gospel of Peace, Search for the Ageless, The Essene Book of Asha, The Zend Avesta, The Essene Code of Life Louise Tenney: Todays Herbal Health Barbara and Peter Theiss: The Family Herbal Maria Treben: Health through Gods Pharmacy Norman Walker: Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices Skye Weintraub: The Parasite Menace Ann Wigmore: Why Suffer, Be Your Own Doctor, The Sprouting Book, The Wheatgrass Book, Hippocrates Diet and Health Program

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